There are about “21 million people studying the [Spanish] language, of whom two thirds are in the U.S. and Brazil,” as Spanish is becoming a popular language to engage in the global economy. As Ximo Puig, the president of Spain’s region of Valencia, believes “Spanish languages and cultures are more important than ever in the world…[to] shape globalization and influence it.”
As Spanish grows to become a standard global language like Mandarin, our TWIN-CS schools are gearing up to meet the demand of the global market.
-Melissa Hoppie, Graduate Student Researcher
Image courtesy of Lower Level Spanish at the University of Texas-Arlington