Welcome to the new 10 Reasons to Learn Spanish website!

Prepared by Professor Alfredo Martínez-Expósito, The University of Melbourne and Ana López, Honorary Consul of Spain in collaboration with the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain this website offers up to date facts and figures to promote a better understanding of the Spanish language in Australian schools.

There are many sections to explore, including the use of Spanish around the world, Hispanic culture, economic trade between Australia and Latin America, academic standards and travel and hospitality.

In this website, we have identified and documented some of the reasons why Spanish is rapidly becoming Australia’s favorite second language, with up-to-date facts and statistical studies to assist you in making the right choice. We invite you to consider ten reasons why Spanish should be seriously considered.

We hope you enjoy your Spanish experience!