If Spanish isn’t already the world’s second lingua franca, then it’s only a matter of time. Use of the Spanish language is spreading steadily all over the globe.

Spanish is the mother tongue of 410 million people. Altogether, nearly 500 million people speak Spanish around the world. Just in the United States, 38 million people speak Spanish as their first language. That makes the U.S. the fifth largest Spanish-speaking country on the planet, behind only Mexico, Spain, Colombia, and Argentina.

An analysis of economic, cultural, and diplomatic factors clearly demonstrates that Spanish is the second most important second language to learn. English is the first most important.

By learning Spanish, you enter an exciting world of cool destinations, opportunities, and experiences in travel, business, and love! Spanish is the next most important tool-skill to possess in the modern world.

Note> Arabic and Mandarin are the third and fourth most important languages to learn.