How are Spanish and English alike
They both have Latin roots
They r languages.
Some words in spanish sound like english
Sometimes there are cognates which are words tht r spelled the same way and have the same meaning in both languages..one example is pizza
They're both Romance languages, meaning that they're both based on Latin. Also, they have similar syntaxes, meaning that the order of the words in sentences are similar, as to placement of subject, predicate and direct object.