Learning Spanish at such a young age seems, to the outsider, like it would be extremely difficult. Spanish, however, is actually even easier to learn than English!
English, quite obviously, is still a necessary language to be fluent in inside the U.S. but learning Spanish can work to your advantage as well.
Here are a few major benefits of learning to speak another language:
Thrive in Your Career
It’s amazing how many new career opportunities will open up for you if you are fluent in Spanish. Learning an entirely new language will provide you with a giant step up over your competition. You and a peer might have exactly the same schooling, exactly the same experience, and exactly the same work ethic; but if you are fluent in Spanish and they are not, it’s pretty much guar
The old joke about people speaking two languages being called bilingual and those who speak one language being called Americans continues to ring true. About two-thirds of the children outside the U.S. are bilingual, but only 17% of those living in the U.S. speak another language besides English. The problem in the U.S. is that most kids don’t get their first exposure to a foreign language until high school, which makes it much harder to learn. The earlier a child starts learning a second language the better, which is why a preschool Spanish program can be so beneficial.
Studies show that children younger than five have an easier time learning a second language than older children and adults, which makes Continue Reading No Comments