Why learn Spanish?
Spanish has more native speakers than any language apart from Mandarin Chinese, with 483 million speakers. It is an official language in 20 countries including Mexico, Colombia, Spain and Argentina. It is also the second most widely spoken language in the United States, after English, with 43 million speakers.
A global language
Three of the 21 largest economies in the world are Spanish speaking: Spain, Mexico and Argentina.
It is the third most used language on the internet after English and Chinese.
Spanish is the second language by number of users in Facebook and Twitter.
Spanish is one of the official languages of the United Nations and World Trade Organisation.
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