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Published On: Fri, Aug 5th, 2016

Start learning Spanish to make a mark in the global front

With Spanish being the prime language of communication for over 425 million people in the world, it is bound to grab the attention of language learners across the globe. This romantic language is now also a great language for business with being the third most popular language in the world after Mandarin and English. Those who want to learn a language to delve deep into its interesting culture find Spanish interesting; and those who have to stand tall in the changing business scenario look at this language as a great savior.

The need of the global business world

With boundaries getting blurred when it comes to international business, opportunities are galore for foreign language learners. As Spanish is the official language in 20 countries, its importance in the global business scenario is quite high. Those who have the confidence of reading or speaking Spanish can make the best of employment opportunities in different countries like Mexico, Colombia, Spain and the USA. After Mexico, It’s the USA where we have the second largest number of Spanish speakers (around 50 millions). Rich in capital but in dearth of cost-effective labour, these countries look for talented professionals from all over the world, and here comes Spanish as a deciding factor. Spanish speakers are not just needed in language translation companies, but also to make an impact in the fields of hotel management, travel & tourism and event management. According to Forbes, the market of Latin America has the purchasing power of $1.5 trillion. Any company that is eyeing this promising market will need the help of Spanish speakers to make a smooth entry.

photo jairo zelaya via pixabay

photo jairo zelaya via pixabay

Easy to learn, fun to speak

Spanish shares Indo-European connection with English and so their grammar is also similar. If you have a good command over the intricacies of English grammar, you can master the art of reading and speaking Spanish in relatively lesser time. Further, it has many traits similar to that of other Indo-European languages like French and German. Thus, if you are learning Spanish now, you are more likely to learn other foreign languages in future and turn into a multi-lingual asset for the world. Spanish is the key to become a global citizen, and so is gaining popularity all over the world.

To make your vacations more enjoyable

If your next holiday destination is Cuba, Spain, Mexico or any part of the USA, you will enjoy the trip even more if you can comprehend Spanish better. It’s not that without knowing Spanish, your vacation is in vain, but to enjoy the culture better, it’s always good to speak in the native language. Your ability to speak Spanish will broaden your horizon of tourist areas, and thus, giving you more moments to experience and talk about.

It brings you closer to the Hispanic culture

Learning different cultures is a passion for many, and Hispanic is one of their favourites. By speaking and reading Spanish, you can have a deeper understanding of the Spanish culture that is expanding its reach all over the world. The influence of Hispanic on other cultures is evident from the rising popularity of Spanish cuisine and art forms. From Spanish food, like Papusas and Burritos, to classic fine arts and literary contributions, all can be enjoyed to the most if you can comprehend the native language as well. Spanish speaking countries also have a rich tradition of enjoying festivals in the most fun-filled and colourful manner. If you want to match the enthusiasm of the local crowd in La Tomatina and Las Fallas festivals, then start with taking classes on easy ways to speak Spanish. The tomato-chucking encounter during La Tomatina and the epic firework during Las Fallas will transport you to the new world of ecstasy, but only if you can communicate with the natives in their own language.

To work as English to Spanish translator

No matter you are in which part of the world, you can always get an opportunity to work as an English to Spanish translator if have better command over both the languages. If you can translate English to Spanish with accuracy, then you have better prospects of jobs in the USA, Central America, South America, Spain and even in some parts of Africa. Spanish has become the employment facilitator these days when being bilingual or multi-lingual is considered as a ticket to bright career prospects.

Also, when being bilingual is the indicator of a person’s higher cognitive skills and multi-tasking abilities, then why not start with a language that has taken the world by storm!

Author: Marry Clark

Marry Clark is a ghost writer, curator, literature geek and author. She has several journals, articles and papers to her name. Writing is her passion. She writes about mostly all genres. She resides in Hoboken, Hudson County in New Jersey.

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  1. Start Learning Spanish To Make A Mark In The Global Front | Renascence School International | Online | Preschool, elementary school, middle school says:

    […] The Global Dispatch – Staff Writer With Spanish being the prime language of communication for over 425 million people in the world, it is bound to grab the attention of language learners across the globe. This romantic language is now also a great language for business with being the third most popular language in the world after Mandarin and English. Those who want to learn a language to delve deep into its interesting culture find Spanish interesting; and those who have to stand tall in the changing business scenario look at this language as a great savior.(more) […]

  2. Gulet says:

    Fantastic article regarding language translation.

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