Hola! Why should your child learn Spanish? We could list a million reasons why you and your family should learn Spanish but we will stick to just a few suggestions to get your child started.
Learning another language is beneficial to cognitive growth, provides future opportunities and even improves your child's English skills. Not to mention, Spanish is the second-most spoken language in the United States and is the dominant language in most of the neighboring countries in the Western Hemisphere. Imagine the job or travel possibilities!
If a child can grow up learning and speaking another language, studies show the child is able to pick up a third language more easily and a child can typically become a more advanced English reader due to learning the Latin root words. Children who speak Spanish and English typically have a 10% higher vocabulary count than children who just speak one language.
Below are some great resources to get your child started or continue the study they have alrea