Grammar is the backbone of a language. It is said that, “It is the glue which binds a language together.”
Often people think they can learn a language without studying any grammar, mainly because they think it’s too hard and boring. To start with, yes you can quite happily do this, you could memorise a few phrases to just get by on holiday but to have a natural conversation with someone and to be able to say whatever you want to, you really need to study the key tenses, understand where adjectives and pronouns go and so on. This would help you understand how the language works.
Without studying grammar you will sound like you are just reciting phrases from your travel book. If you don’t understand how the sentences are structured you will find it more difficult to make up your own sentences and to memorise phrases.
In this blog post we will recommend to you the best Spanish grammar resources for learners: Continue reading
Learning Spanish on your own is hard.
Without a teacher or classmates it is easy to lose motivation.
You have no-one to make sure you are on the right track.
There are so many different resources and you don’t know which ones are good.
You don’t have time to research different resources.
This is why I created online Spanish courses to help people to teach themselves Spanish on their own!
My first online course “Study Spanish Solo” has been two years in the making. Continue reading
Sometimes people need to learn Spanish fast. This could be due to various reasons;
Whatever your reason, taking an intensive Spanish course over a shorter time is an excellent idea that will give your Spanish a real boost. In this post we will look at the benefits of intensive, crash Spanish courses and also how to prepare to take one and tips to get maximum results. Continue reading
According to the British Council, “Deficient language skills and the presumption that international business partners will speak English costs the UK economy about 3.5% of GDP”.
Businesses are expanding rapidly and one of the most common ways to do this is to tap into foreign markets. To do this successfully it is important to be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, suppliers and customers abroad to avoid embarrassing mistakes and problems. Employing foreign staff and learning a second language will open up many opportunities for your business. In this blog post we will discuss why now is the best time to invest in employee language training. Continue reading
When you learn a new language it is obvious you are going to be making a few mistakes to begin with. The best way to not get disheartened is to embrace your mistakes, laugh at them and make sure you don’t make them again!
In this blog post I will go through some of the most common mistakes that beginners make that can cause a few laughs. Continue reading
Without a teacher or classmates you can lose motivation.
You have no-one to check you are on the right track.
You are bombarded with so many resources and don’t know which ones are worth using.
You don’t have time to research them or try out different activities.
This is why I created online Spanish courses to help people who are learning on their own because YOU CAN LEARN SPANISH ON YOUR OWN! Continue reading
You will realise how much you actually know. We all have bad days and think we’ll never master the language. If you look back at far you’ve come it can give you a reality check and keep you motivated to keep going. Continue reading
Most people who learn a language often haven’t studied anything since they were at school! Maybe you have studied Spanish on and off for several years and you are just coming back to it again after a break and you’re telling yourself, right, this is it – this is the year I am finally going to become fluent in Spanish.
In this blog post we will look at how to get started learning Spanish.
The three tips we will look at are:
1) How to make good connections
2) Identifying your learning style
3) Setting up a study plan Continue reading
• Visual: As it is a visual app it is a brilliant way to learn a language. Seeing an image related to the Spanish word is a great way to make it stick out in your mind and you will find that you will memorise words more easily this way and also retain them in your long term memory. Continue reading
According to a survey conducted by IPSOS in 2012, 25% of jobs in 26 countries required interaction with people from other countries. For example, being a dissertation writer for international students at uk-dissertation.com or being a translator for an English diplomat coming to Madrid for the first time, requires having sound knowledge of Spanish.
Learning a new language like Spanish is very important. However, finding time to learn a language for the first time, or building on the knowledge, is not always easy. It doesn’t matter whether you are a professor, an English editor at topeduservices.com or a wannabe Spanish speaker, learning the language efficiently, requires finding an interesting way to do it.
An easy and entertaining way of learning Spanish is by watching some Spanish movies. You should apply the following simple tips to make it really effective. Continue reading