There are more than enough reasons for you to learn to speak Spanish. Let’s start with some of those right away. First of all, in the US in particular, English is not the only language. Slowly but steadily, Spanish too, is being used by a number of people residing in the country, irrespective of whether they are native central Americans or not. Come to think of it, I don’t think it would be wrong to say that Spanish is the new French, i.e., people just want to speak it because they enjoy it! And when you talk about people who understand the language, the number is a little over 400 million (thanks to the Central and South American population that has been residing in America for many generations). Even if you think of it from the perspective of a job, it’s best to have proficiency in a language that is being spoken by so many people, simply because it is going to give you an extra edge over others who did not think they need to learn to speak Spanish in order to succeed in their career.
Next, Spanish is extremely easy to understand and also forms a base for the individual to learn other Latin languages like Italian and French. The words and their pronunciations are also a lot similar to the English language. In case a non English speaker decides to learn to speak Spanish, he can immensely benefit from the practice, since the language structure of both is very identical. And lastly, when you see it from a cultural point of view, you can easily adjust among Spanish speaking communities and localities.
So as you can see, there are many benefits of learning Spanish, and with the number of resources available on the internet, it’s an extremely easy task to accomplish.