Spanish is the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world. By knowing Spanish, you can communicate with people on four different continents where it is an official language. Plus, you can communicate with your neighbors as the Spanish-speaking population of the United States is widespread and growing. Acquiring basic Spanish skills will help you better understand the English language. Learning Spanish provides many opportunities: from business, research, technology, travel, sports, gastronomy, film, literature, art and much more. But, these are the benefits of learning Spanish in general. Check out what UofL has to offer!