Top Ten Reasons to Learn Spanish

  1. Learn Spanish because it is fun to learn it.
  2. Learn Spanish to enhance your mental functioning … it works much better, and is a lot cheaper, than popping ginkgo biloba pills.
  3. Learn Spanish because it is the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world, and you can easily find a Spanish speaker wherever you are in the United States. 
  4. Learn Spanish to better appreciate Spanish-speaking cultures … the people, the history, the arts, the food, the literature, the music, etc.
  5. Learn Spanish to enhance your travel experiences, as well as to open up study abroad opportunities.
  6. Learn Spanish to improve your employment potential.
  7. Learn Spanish to improve your knowledge of your own language … it will enhance your understanding of words that you use every day, and also improve your grammar.
  8. Learn Spanish to make new lifelong friends, perhaps get to know better some of your relatives, or maybe learn more about your own ancestry.
  9. Learn Spanish to become a more loving person.
  10. Learn Spanish to better understand what Nelson Mandela meant when he said, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head.  If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”