Things about learning Spanish
Learning a second language is best learned between 2 and puberty. Young learners learn better than older learners. They learn in the same part of the brain but the older learners don't. An advantage of being a young learner is there is less to learn to be considered proficent.
For older learners it takes at least 2 to 3 years to learn a second language. For older learners, they use a different parts of the brain but younger learners don't. An advantage to being a older learner is to have knowledge from your first language to draw from.