Spanish is the official language of 21 countries. Day by day its importance is growing and more people are learning Spanish. With over 33 million people speaking Spanish in the US it is becoming an added advantage to know and to be able to speak this language. It is estimated that by the year 2020 this number would grow to over 40 million. Being able to speak Spanish greatly improves your job prospects and it is becoming more a requirement to know Spanish if one wants to live and work in the US.