Why Spanish?

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world

There are 392 million Spanish speaking
people in 22 countries in the world:
Andorra Guatemala
Argentina Honduras
Bolivia Mexico
Chile Nicaragua
Colombia Panama
Costa Rica Paraguay
Cuba Peru
Dominican Republic Puerto Rico
Ecuador Spain
El Salvador Uruguay
Equatorial Guinea Venezuela



The Spanish language is increasingly becoming more important and more necessary in the U.S. mainly because…
In 2001, the U.S. Latino population was 29.3 million, already over 10% of the total U.S. population, and still growing  strong. 
The Spanish Speaking People in the U.S. in 2001
By 2010, the U.S. Latino population is estimated to reach 42 million, and will  become the largest minority group in the U.S. 
By 2040, the U.S. Latino population will be 25% of the total population in the U.S. One in every four people in the U.S. will be Latino. 
Latinos in the U.S. represented $477 billion in purchasing power in 2002. Over 50% of U.S. residents who speak a second language, speak Spanish; and 89% of Latinos in the U.S. speak Spanish.