Over 572 million people speak Spanish worldwide and with many British companies now trading with Mexico and South American countries, learning the Spanish language is a wise investment of time and money.
Another good thing about Spanish is that it is one of the easiest foreign languages for English speakers to learn.
If you learn in the right way using the tips in this blog you can make sure you make as much progress as possible in less time and also learn more easily.
With Spain keen to open up tourism to foreign visitors, you may still get the summer holiday you were hoping for this year.
Everyone knows you can get by in another country without knowing any of the local language. However, the advantages and opportunities that open up to you by knowing just a few of the basics and key questions and phrases are never-ending.
The list could easily go on.
Cultural immersion is a well-known and effective way to learn a new language. For instance, it’s been shown that students who are put in an immersive program where they speak at least 50% of the time in a foreign language show more progress in four weeks than most students in a classroom show in an entire year.
While uprooting your family to another country for a few months or even attending an immersive language camp may not be feasible, there are still plenty of ways that you can encourage this hands-on, immersive learning style as you and your loved ones go about learning a second language.
A lot of people start studying Spanish completely from scratch and after a few months they cover all of the basics. To get by in a language you need to know roughly —– words. At this level you know the key nouns, verbs and can express your needs and wants and communicate with native speakers in a simple way.
Once people reach this stage they wonder how to move on and start to study as an intermediate learner.
This blog post will give you ideas as to how to break out of the beginner stages of language learning and to move to an intermediate level.