Give your child the opportunity to be bilingual.
Habla Spanish Academy will help your child to write, read, understand and, of course, speak Spanish.
In our global society, bilingual people have many advantages. A child with bilingual skills has more academic opportunities and in the long-term, more career options.
Several studies show that bilingual children develop cognitive, creative, reasoning, and learning abilities. When learning a second language, the language centers in the brain grow, improving your child’s concentration, memory, and the ability to learn more languages.
The cultural diversity that we can find in our communities has created the need to learn a second language. Bilingualism encourages social inclusion. It is a very important tool to get to learn about other cultures and get to know people from other parts of the world.
Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world. It has 500 million native speakers, and it is the official language in 21 countries. With 50 million native speakers, it is the second most spoken language in the United States. Additionally, 15% of the citizens of the European Union speak Spanish as first or second language. Spanish is the most studied language in the United States, with about 50% of college students and 70% of K-12 students choosing to learn Spanish as a second language.
For an English speaker, Spanish is the perfect choice as a second language because it is easy to learn. It does not require that the student learn a completely different alphabet. Both languages have Latin roots, so they have many similar words. Spanish is a phonetic language, most of the time the words are written as they sound without complicated and confusing rules. Best of all, it is easy to pronounce.
Spanish is a global language. You can find Spanish speakers all over the world. Countries in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, and Africa have it as first or second official language. If you speak Spanish, you can confidently travel to more than 21 countries in the world and have a more complete and rewarding experience as well as a better interaction with native speakers. If you speak Spanish, you can participate in several exchange programs in Spanish speaking countries. Also, having a language as popular as Spanish as a second language can give a plus to your college application. In the long run, speaking Spanish also gives you the opportunity to work abroad or in international companies.
It doesn't matter if your family is Hispanic, American or multicultural, learning the Spanish language will bring you multiple benefits, discover some of them:
Improved family communication with the full understanding of the language. In addition to encouraging family unity and preserving your culture.
It will help your children’s interaction with Hispanic peers and give them an advantage at school, as Spanish is the most popular language studied from pre-K to 12th grade.
It is an excellent activity that complements education and socialization, and helps you interact with different cultures as Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the United States.
By working on listening comprehension skills, our students will be able to communicate better in Spanish with the correct intonation, pronunciation, and use of the language.
We work on reading comprehension as well as fluency when reading in Spanish through texts of interest to our students. Thus, managing to reinforce spelling, grammar and expanding vocabulary.
Our students learn the spelling rules of Spanish in order to communicate properly in writing.
We are committed to offer a quality program that is adaptable to the needs and daily life of our students and families. Learn more about our services:
Program for Hispanic children or children with a very good level of Spanish to improve their reading, spelling, vocabulary and oral expression.learn more
Course aimed at children who want to learn a second or third language in a comprehensive way.
Spanish immersion program for children from 2 to 5 years old.