If you want to get on in today's modern word, using just English in no longer enough. It really pays to learn at least one more language.
The obvious choose is Spanish, the next most widely spoken language in the word. By learning Spanish, you can communicate with another half a billion people.
Let's look at some facts:
Spanish is the second world language as a vehicle of international communication and the third as an international communication and the third as an international language of politics, economics and culture.
About 330 million people in the world speak Spanish as their first language.
The demand for Spanish courses has doubled world-wide in ten years.
Spanish is the official language in 21 countries.
Approximately another 100 million people speak Spanish as a second language.
Spanish is expected to be the first language of 50% of the population of the United States within 20 years
Today Spanish is an language of the UN and its institutions, the European Union and other international organizations.
The Spanish language is used world-wide on the internet.
Given these facts you stand a better chance in the labour market if you speak Spanish.
There are, of course, many other reasons to learn Spanish.
Spanish culture has made a large contribution to architecture, the arts and to world literature. What could be better than to be able to read Lorca, Vargas Llosa, Cervantes or Garcia Marquez in their own, rich language? wouldn't Picasso, MirÛ, DalÌ, Goya and Velazquez be much more interesting if you were familiar with their culture?
And even if you just want to visit Spain as holiday destination, a basic knowledge of Spanish will take you a long way further.