· 7th most spoken language in world (250 million speakers)
·Recently declared a critical language by U.S. government
·Most widely spoken language in South America
·3rd most widely spoken language in the LDS Church with 30 Portuguese-speaking missions worldwide
·Official language of 8 countries
·Rapidly expanding economy in Brazil which currently ranks 6th in the world
·Portuguese speakers understand Spanish and easily acquire it as a third language
·Spanish speakers excel in learning Portuguese
·Utah has a large Portuguese-speaking community

Portuguese Dual Language Immersion Pamphlet

WHY PORTUGUESE?  Watch this video to find out more: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcZ2kDh7TSA