More than 41 million people speak Spanish in the US, making it the most widely taught foreign language. And it’s increasing in popularity as a new language to learn.
American youngsters in Washington, DC, explain why they are learning Spanish at such a young age.
Video by Angelica Casas
This video is part “¿Hablas español?”, a BBC road trip around the US to show the power of the Spanish language and Latinos in the age of Trump. You can follow the trip in Spanish at BBCMundo