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Why learn Spanish?

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world with 329 million native speakers.

Spanish is spoken in 44 countries and it is the official language on four continents.

Between 2000 and 2003 there were approximately 40 million native Spanish speakers in the United States. By 2050 there is expected to be over 100 million native Spanish-speakers in the United States. That would be about a quarter of the U.S. population!

Latin American countries are beginning to strengthen and expand their economies. Business ties are rapidly strengthening as the world becomes more global.

Zoe Saldaña, Moisés Arias, Sofía Vergara, and Leo Mesi speak Spanish.

Spanish Travel Destinations and Sister Schools:

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Belgrano Day School

Oaxaca, Mexico: Instituto Cultural Oaxaca

Granada, Spain: Castila Language School

“I take Spanish because I think Spanish is an interesting language. I took it at my old school and wanted to learn it enough to be fluent. Plus, most of my family is fluent so I would like to be able to speak to them.”

“I take Spanish because the language and the culture are both rich with history and traditions.  I addition, Spanish is a very useful language because it is spoken worldwide.”