The Value of Knowing Portuguese
Portuguese ranks 5th in languages spoken in the world. There are over 230 million speakers of Portuguese. In the United States, there are vibrant Portuguese speaking populations located especially in Massachusetts, Newark, New Jersey, New York City, Rhode Island and California. In addition to Brazil and Portugal, there are African nations that maintain Portuguese as the official language. Portuguese is also spoken in Macau in Asia. Speaking Portuguese can open doors on four continents and will introduce you to many diverse cultures. Moreover, Portuguese is relatively easy for fluent Spanish speakers to learn and master—knowing both Spanish & Portuguese doubles your marketability where Latin America is concerned!
For careers in government, art, music, dance, engineering, architecture, environmental science, international business and marketing, knowing Portuguese offers you more avenues to explore.
"Portuguese the new language of business majors."