Based on an article, Spanish is the top four on the list of the most spoken languages of the world according to native speakers with 439 million native speakers and 91 million native speakers. 

The origins of the language can be traced back to Spain's Castile region which had resulted in the language sometimes being referred to as Castilian. Due to the many expeditions of people from Spain in different parts of the world, they were able to bring with them the language that had spread in the places they visited. It means that their expeditions in South America had led many of the continent's nations to speak the language. 

After English, the second most spoken language in the United States is Spanish, according to the published report. More or less 40 million of the U.S. population are native speakers of the language. It had put the United States in the second top list of the Spanish-speaking nations of the world where Mexico takes the top spot. 

There are many reasons why you need to learn how to speak the Spanish language. Here are some of those reasons:

Broadening Opportunities

Not only for the Spanish language, learning a second language can help a person broaden their opportunities, according to an article. These opportunities may include opportunities involving travel, career, self-improvement, and relationship. It means that if you learn a different language you can get opportunities to work in a Spanish-speaking country. Also, you can have an opportunity to find love in a foreign land where the language is spoken by the natives. Furthermore, you can travel abroad without worry because you can communicate effectively with the locals through their native language. 

Expand Your Options for TV Shows and Films

Through learning the Spanish Language you will have broader options for TV shows and films, says an article. It means that you will be able to enjoy a good old telenovela or a film in the Spanish language that some of your Spanish-speaking peers may have been enjoying. Furthermore, you will feel a sense of comfort by not having the need to turn on subtitles when you are watching TV shows and films in the Spanish language. It would be fun watching Telemundo or a feisty argument on Caso Cerrado without looking for the subtitles. 

Health Benefits

Aside from the social and entertainment benefits of learning the Spanish language, people who learn the language or any second language can help prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to an article. Additionally, the article reveals that learning a second language can help slow down the occurrence of dementia. Furthermore, the article added that bilingual children were able to showcase remarkable problem-solving skills. 

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It Helps You Master Your First Language

This benefit is specifically for children. Based on the article, children can master their first language by learning a second language. It means that children become better at speaking their primary language when they can speak a second language.