Why should we learn Italian?
Besides the fact that learning Italian is fun, there are other good reasons to grow a proficiency in the language.
Italy is one of the top economies in the world, and many employers are seeking people who speak both Italian and English. An estimated 7,500 American companies do business with Italy and more than 1,000 U.S. firms have offices in Italy, including Chrysler, IBM, General Electric, Motorola, Citibank. Many Italian firms have offices in the U.S.
The Italian language is the closest to Latin, the common ancestor of all romance languages.
Italian developed from Latin and an estimated 60 percent of the English vocabulary also comes from Latin. Knowing Italian may help improve your scores in English.
Italian is recognized as one of the most beautiful spoken languages on the planet.
Italian has the highest number of words for describing food!