9 Benefits To Speaking Spanish
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9 Benefits To Speaking Spanish

The many ways speaking Spanish helps you win at life.

9 Benefits To Speaking Spanish

Hola amigos! To those that already know the beautiful language of Espanol this article is to remind you and reassure you of the amazing benefits you've already acquired. And for those who are thinking about learning the language, here are 9 benefits to pursuing this globally rewarding language.

1. More job opportunities

That's right! When you are applying for a job, knowing another language is a massive advantage compared to the other hopeful employees you are competing with. Also if you are starting up your own business, reaching out to the Spanish speaking community can greatly expand your horizons. Also, there's a higher chance of you making a better salary if you are bilingual.

2. It instantly makes you more attractive

C'mon this should be obvious... Don't we still swoon over accents? So now imagine full on phrases and sentences being whispered to you. Or vice versa. This is a perfect way to improve your flirting skills.

3. You can teach it to others who wish to learn

This goes for friends, family, and even your future children! It's so nice to think that you can easily keep the Spanish speaking legacy going in your family tree. And giving your children such a powerful tool in life is priceless.

4. It helps meet new people

Just think of being able to immerse yourself in the Hispanic/Latino culture. You meet all kinds of people from all over. Also, telling people you are bilingual is a great ice breaker and sparks a great conversation!

5. It comes in handy for traveling

Ever wanted to travel to a Spanish speaking country? Well not only will you be able to do that but you also will be more at ease with being able to make your way through the country without a translator and building relationships with anyone you meet there.

6. You can freely gossip about someone right in front of them

This one is a little amusing but it definitely comes in handy when you need to keep something a secret or simply let out your frustration. Venting to a fellow Spanish speaker is therapeutic in a way. You don't have to worry about anyone finding out what you are really saying about them unless they have some sort of knowledge on the language. I would be very cautious with this one as many people can catch on to certain words or phrases.

7. You can effortlessly sing along to those popular Spanish songs

Enrique Iglesias, Shakira, Pitbull, Selena, you name it! Those upbeat and fresh Latin vibes are the life of the party and now so are you.

8. Pronouncing the menu items at Hispanic/Latino restaurants are a piece of cake

No need to struggle over saying quesadilla or fajitas. You completely own it when it's your turn to order!

9. Personal success

Just having the opportunity to be bilingual is a proud characteristic in itself. Even if you aren't 100% the best at it you are still way ahead of most in terms of knowledge and prosperity.

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