Although it may feel time-consuming and challenging at times, learning Spanish can easily be transformed into an adventure you will sincerely appreciate. There are many reasons to master this beautiful language, so don’t feel disheartened if the process doesn’t start off as expected right away. Here are 6 highly effective tips to help you earn your well-deserved “A” in Spanish class. Continue reading
When you’re an adult, it’s relatively easy to use your determination to learn a language by yourself. With children, the situation is different.
As they haven’t yet developed grammatical knowledge and a feel for the language, they need guidance. Ideally, their learning process should involve the help of the parents in the first few lessons. Later on, they can use apps.
What makes a good language learning platform? Firstly, the interface has to be user-friendly, with additional perks related to improving your writing vocabulary and creativity.
To help your child become a polyglot, we’ve selected 10 of the best apps to help children learn a language. Try them all! Continue reading
If you are applying for a job in Spain, you are in the right place. We are here to help you figure it out and get that job! But first, let us explain what a CV is and why it is so important to nail yours. Continue reading
Learning Spanish and getting consistent progress can be a difficult mission, even though it is one of the simplest languages. In the beginning, when everything is new to you, you may find the learning process interesting and captivating. After a while, it’s obvious that daily writing practice loses its magic.
Therefore, it’s your task to find some creative ways to turn your Spanish daily practice from boring to interesting, and back to fun again. The learning process isn’t supposed to be painful or unbearable. It’s the teacher’s job to make the lessons more interactive and interesting to keep the student captivated.
For that reason, as your own teacher, you have the power to get creative and make your daily Spanish writing practice part of your routine, so it will no longer feel like a boring task that you must complete every day. Here are some great and creative ways to do it: Continue reading
Learning a foreign language is like starting a new adventure in your life. And just like every other adventure, this one is also filled with ups and downs and it takes a long time before you reach the end of the journey.
You need to face so many obstacles down the road, particularly if you choose to study on your own. It’s a brave move that perfectly suits the lifestyle of young people. After all, who says you have to attend traditional classroom-type lessons?
However, you do have to prepare for a challenging and time-consuming process. In this article, I will present you seven blunders to avoid while learning a language by self-study. Continue reading
Without a teacher or classmates you can lose motivation.
You have no-one to check you are on the right track or check you are pronouncing words correctly.
You feel overwhelmed with how many resources there are and don’t know which will work for you and which won’t.
You don’t have the time to research resources or try out different activities that may not work.
This is why I decided to create online Spanish courses to help people who are learning on their own because the truth is YES, YOU CAN LEARN SPANISH ON YOUR OWN! Continue reading
When speaking in Spanish the last thing you want is to sound like a ‘gringo’ or a ‘guiri’.
A gringo is a foreigner in Latin America or in Spain the equivalent is a guiri. A gringo or a guiri is someone who really sticks out as being out of place.
Clearly you don’t want to sound like one of these and you want to fit in with the locals. Here is a quick and easy guide to the best ways to fit in and sound more like a local in a Spanish speaking country. Continue reading
Did you know that Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world, after Chinese? Currently, more than 577 million people speak it. This includes about 400 native speakers, but also a little less than 200 million those who learn it as a foreign language.
Despite the popularity of Spanish, some people still experience difficulties with it. Why? It’s mostly due to the way they approach the language, as well as the culture. Use these 8 tips to bypass any obstacles on your road to Spanish proficiency. Continue reading
If so, it’s time to work on improving your speaking skills to become more confident and speak a foreign language with ease. Here are some practical tips that will guide through. Continue reading
Learning a new language can be frustrating, especially when you start from scratch; but if you are determined enough to do the hard work, it is totally worth it. Anyone can learn how to pronounce words in Spanish, communicate adequately, and start a conversation with a stranger – all you need is courage to make the first step.
According to a study conducted by the Mimic Method, the most difficult task for most Spanish students is understanding native speakers. In the end, how can that be false? Spanish is the second fastest language (somewhere near 7.82 syllables per second) after Japanese (7.84 syllables per second).
Acquiring new language skills means getting out of your comfort zone. If you are willing to do that, 20% of the work is already accomplished. Determination, perseverance, and openness are key elements in this equation. Now that we’ve cleared things up, let’s get down to business, Damas y Caballeros! Let’s see how we can make Spanish an easier learning process for you.