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THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING SPANISH

"More and more companies value their employees to have knowledge of Spanish, a language giving access to one of the fastest growing markets in the world."

If you speak Spanish, you can connect with almost 500 million people worldwide. Think how many more work options you will be provided. Also, if you want to make a trip to Spain or Latin America, a basic knowledge of Spanish will be very useful.

STATISTICS
Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese and English, and ranks second in number of native speakers.
In the late nineteenth century, 60 million people spoke Spanish. Today, almost 500 million worldwide.
Spanish is the mother tongue of about 388 million people in 21 countries (Mexico: 102 million U.S.: 45 million, Spain: 44 million, Colombia: 44 million, Argentina: 39 million, Venezuela: 28 million, Peru: 28 million ...) It is also spoken in many more countries that is not an official language.
Hispanic consumers are the market segment the fastest growing in North America. Its population in USA has grown by 60% in just one decade, and their purchasing power expected to exceed $ 926 million in 2007.
Spanish is the second most used language in international communication in the world and is also one of the official languages ​​of the United Nations and its organizations.

CULTURAL INDICATORS
Latin American culture still influences the world in architecture, art and literature. Who is not familiar with Don Quixote de la Mancha de Cervantes, the second most translated book in the world after the Bible, which celebrated its fourth anniversary in 2005 around the world?
Who has not heard that the most expensive painting ever sold is a Picasso?
Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava is making its mark worldwide, with recent and current projects in Sweden, Ireland, Germany, the Olympic Stadium in Athens and the site of the World Trade Center in New York, among others.
Spanish writers like Gabriel García Márquez and Isabel Allende still hold the global best seller lists and gaining international acclaim.
Not only is it important to learn Spanish for business and economic reasons, but also can be instrumental in your development. The Spanish passion for living is contagious and once you've started to learn their language and culture, do not want to stop.

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