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How to Speak Confidently With Native Spanish Speakers

It is a scientific fact that Spanish people speak much faster than English people. Most learners notice straightaway how fast Spanish people speak. Even if they think they are slowing down to help you, they don’t realise that this is still probably too fast for you to keep up.

In this blog post we will teach you some little tricks to make a conversation with a native speaker much easier for you to deal with.

Why is listening to natives so difficult for learners?

The reason that learners of Spanish find listening to native speakers so hard could be for several reasons.

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Greek Lessons Now Available

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Why learn Greek?

  • Learning Greek will help you understand English better.
  • More than 150.000 words of English are derived from Greek words!
  • It will help you learn additional languages more easily.
  • Greece is a beautiful country to visit.
  • Knowing some Greek will make holidays more enjoyable.
  • Greek people are friendly and hospitable.

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5 Study Hacks to Learn Spanish Effectively

Spanish study tipsLearning Spanish is one of the best things you can do to spice up your CV and show future employers that you are a worthwhile candidate to help expand their business internationally in the future.

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.

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Limited time special offer: Self-Study Online Course “Essential Holiday Spanish”

Online Spanisg course66% off until 30th June – Code: JUNE20

Fun and Easy Way to Learn the Basics for your next Holiday in Spain in just a few weeks

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.

  • You make friends more easily.
  • You get to know where the good places to eat, drink and go out are.
  • You can get good deals and special offers.
  • You avoid problems and misunderstandings.
  • Your holiday is more enjoyable and stress-free.
  • You can cope with emergency situations better.

The list could easily go on.

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6 Ways to Progress From a Beginner to Intermediate Spanish Learner

intermediate SpanishA 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.

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NEW Online Spanish Course For Beginners – 50% OFF for a limited time only!

Essential Holiday Spanish

Does this sound like you?

– You feel embarrassed that you cannot talk to Spanish people whilst on holiday.

– You have tried learning Spanish before but found it too difficult.

– You lead a busy life with limited time for in-depth study.

If you would love to:

– Greet people in Spanish on your next holiday.

– Order food and drinks in Spanish.

– Ask questions, understand directions from locals.

– Find the best places to shop and get a good bargain.

– Deal with emergency situations.

Then this course is PERFECT for you!

In just 7 sections that you can easily study in less than a month you will learn:

to greet people and introduce yourself and your family or friends.
Spanish people are delighted when you speak to them in their language and this goes a long way to helping make friends making your holiday even more memorable.

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Spanish for Kids – Online Resources

kids Spanish resourcesHow to Help Them Learn Even If You Don’t Know Any Spanish!

Spanish is no doubt one of the most popular and useful languages to learn today. Not only is it spoken in Spain and the Canary Islands but throughout most of South America, Central America and is the second language of the US.

By helping your child to learn a foreign language such as Spanish you will help them grow up with more opportunities to be successful anywhere in the world.

Spanish is a fun language which most children enjoy learning. It is also an easy language to pronounce once you have learnt the key sounds.

In this blog post we will give you some ideas to help your child learn Spanish whilst at home over the next few months whilst the schools remain closed. Continue reading

FREE Spanish Resources To Use During Quarantine!

Free Spanish You may have been thinking about learning Spanish for a long time now but have been putting off getting started because you thought you would never have enough time to dedicate to it. Well, since the majority of the country and world are now stuck at home in quarantine, you probably have more time on your hands, so why not make the most it and use it to your advantage by getting started learning a new, popular language like Spanish!

With advanced technology today and an increasing number of language learning apps and websites at your fingertips, there has never been a better time to learn a foreign language!

Not only can you learn to understand and speak Spanish from the comfort of your own home, many of these resources are totally free to use!
In this week’s blog post we will tell you about how you can get started learning Spanish or new ideas for those of you who are already learning Spanish but want to try different methods. We want to make your time at home as valuable and enjoyable as possible and hopefully the ideas here will help you achieve that. Continue reading

How to talk about your hobbies and free time in Spanish

Free time in SpanishWe all have activities we like to do in our spare time whether it is a sport or a club you attend or something more unusual. One thing is for sure, when you are chatting to people in Spanish and trying to get to know them one of the key topics you will want to talk about is what you enjoy doing in your leisure time.
By learning how to talk about what you like doing in Spanish you will be able to engage in small talk and develop your conversational skills in the language. It will also help you connect with people who like similar activities and help you make friends.
In this blog post we will give you some key phrases to help you chat easily to native Spanish speakers about your hobbies and pastimes.

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7 Creative Spanish Writing Practice Ideas

Writing in SpanishMany people think that writing in Spanish is too difficult and they will never get the hang of it. This is a complete myth. If you start small and build on that regularly then over time you will find that you find it easy.
People do not realise that being able to write in Spanish is a crucial part of improving your Spanish.
It teaches you to put into practice what you have learnt. It helps you try out your own sentences and helps you become fluent and eventually able to say whatever you want in Spanish.
In this blog post we will look at some creative ways that you can get good writing practice in Spanish.

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