Monthly Archives: September 2019

Why is Twitter Perfect for Learning Spanish?

Twitter to learn SpanishSocial media is one of the most valuable language learning tools to use today. It is free to use and let’s face it we all spend a good while on various social media platforms every single day! Why not combine this with language learning and use some of that time to work on improving the language you are learning?

Why Use Twitter to Learn Spanish?

  • It is easy to use whenever you have a few spare minutes during the day.
  • You can use Twitter on any device including your smart phone, tablet or laptop.
  • It is perhaps the best social media app for learning Spanish.
  • You don’t have to be friends with someone to access their comments or posts. It is open to the world.
  • You can read tweets from Spanish celebrities, politicians, sports stars, actors, companies as well as anybody you know – friends and family.
  • You can tweet someone directly or mention them in a tweet.
  • It’s constantly updated so you get the latest information and up-to-date language.
  • Topics are organised by hashtags so you can easily find what you want to read about or find out about.
  • Tweets are short, up to 280 characters so you get the key information quickly and you don’t need to spend ages translating words.
  • You don’t need lots of followers to use Twitter effectively. You can still follow whoever you want to.

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6 Reasons Why Private Language Tuition is So Popular

Last academic year 2018-2019 we were so pleased to have a record year of results for the students that we tutored in foreign languages. All students achieved levels 8 or 9 at GCSE with one achieving nearly 100% on her papers and another receiving the award at the presentation for best attainment in Spanish.

September is a busy time when students go back to school and especially those in GCSE and A-level year groups start to panic about the exams in the summer. Often parents want to help their children by booking private tutoring sessions to help them prepare in time and to reduce the stress nearer exam time.

Private language tuition is a particularly good idea due to the reasons we will go through in today’s blog post: Continue reading

NEW Spanish Conversation Class

DATE: October – December 2019

LOCATION: Jack Hunt School, Bradwell Road, Peterborough PE3 9PY

PHONE: (01733) 573467 / 07870 699404

EMAIL: info@vivalanguageservices.co.uk

AIM: This group is for people who already HAVE Spanish language experience. It is NOT for beginners, but for those interested on brushing up their language skills and to advance beyond the basics to improve real conversation with native Spanish speakers. Continue reading

Top 7 Do’s and Don’ts when Learning German

German is not really that difficult. And to be fair, you can easily learn any language as long as you document your learning procedure.

While the language may have quite a reputation, it isn’t as hard as English, which is riddled with tons of inconsistencies, some weirdly nonsensical spelling and plenty of fragile, tense forms—this can confuse even the most expert language learners.

In this post, we will focus on specific do’s and don’ts in learning German. This guide will help you over the hurdles you’ll face when learning the language for the first time. The tips mentioned below will accelerate your progress and make German seem less daunting.

So, without further ado, let’s get started! Continue reading

 
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