Whether you are trying to learn Spanish for the purpose of employment, travel, to build your resume, or to be able to speak with locals in your area, there are plenty of reasons why you might consider taking Spanish lessons in Salt Lake City at Inlingua Utah. One of the best reasons is that it can help you connect with others who speak Spanish, and with many geographies in the United States having hundreds of thousands or millions of Spanish speakers, it’s becoming more important than ever to be able to speak the language just to be able to communicate with others.
More people than ever speak Spanish in the United States
There are now more people than ever speaking Spanish in the United States. There are approximately 42 million native Spanish speakers and 12 million bilingual speakers, making the U.S. the second largest Spanish speaking country in the entire world. It is ahead of both Spain and Columbia and only second to Mexico, but not by very much. The number doesn’t include the approximately 9.7 million undocumented immigrants who would increase the total. It is also projected that the United States will be the largest Spanish speaking country in the entire world, with a population of 138 million by 2050, and 30% of people will use Spanish as their mother tongue, so it will definitely be a good idea to learn the language if you are in a Spanish speaking area.
If you plan on traveling to a Spanish speaking area of the U.S. you’ll need to know Spanish
Another important thing to remember is that there are large parts of the United States that have large populations of Spanish speakers, particularly near the border and in rural areas. You may go through an entire day interacting mostly with Spanish speakers in these areas. Obviously it makes sense to be able to speak and understand Spanish before traveling to these areas, as you’ll be able to communicate with locals better and be able to get around easier. Some areas speak very little English and it may be difficult for you to communicate with others if you are staying or traveling to those parts of the U.S.
You may be able to find jobs in Spanish speaking parts of the U.S.
There are dozens of geographies in the United States where Spanish is heavily spoken, and you may be able to find better job opportunities in these areas if you learn Spanish. It can expand your employment opportunities substantially, and you will find that a lot of employers in these areas will ask you to know Spanish or at least have a background in it. Your employment opportunities might dramatically expand just by being able to speak Spanish no matter what field that you work in. It’s a good resume builder in any case and it can attract more attention for you if you are trying to find a new job. To learn more about how Spanish lessons in Salt Lake City at Inlingua Utah are a good idea or to ask any questions, talk to a language instructor at Inlingua Utah today by calling 1-801-355-3775.