Spanish is the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world. It is the official
language on four continents. It is the mother tongue of twenty one countries.
Thirty five million Spanish speakers live in the United States with forty percent
of the population growth being among Hispanics. The stage is set for an enormous increase
in Spanish usage in the United States. Being bilingual will continue to become more
valuable for people who live in the United States with each passing year.