We live in a society that tends to celebrate youth, and this extends to their abilities to learn. This doesn’t help the fact that many of us feel that we’re getting too old to adopt a new skill or start on another career path. A lot of this negativity is self-directed, and when it comes to learning another language, we often discourage ourselves by thinking that it’s too late for us to start, that younger people are more successful in these endeavours.
While it’s certainly true that multi-linguism can be easier with the benefit of youth, it’s not impossible to achieve later in life. By applying some energy and useful tools, we can become fluent conversationalists. That said, we also need to be mindful of how we approach the challenges that childhood learners aren’t privy to.
So what are the differences between learning as an adult as opposed to a child? What strategies can old learners employ to mitigate the difficulties of age? Let’s take a closer look so you can get started in receiving the vast cultural benefits of adopting a new tongue! Continue reading
You will learn how to greet the locals, take a taxi, check in at the hotel, order food and drinks, ask for directions, go shopping and deal with emergency situations.
The course is based on authentic dialogues between a native speaker and a tourist.
Here is a review from someone who recently downloaded the course: Continue reading
As much as confusion, fear, and uncertainty this year has brought to us as a result of the global pandemic, it has been an excellent opportunity to turn to learn new things as we all have got ample time. Staying at home and reading novels or text books is unique, but how about learning something that can change your life for good? You guessed it right! We are talking about learning a new language. Its fun, it’s exciting, and it is convenient to learn a new language while staying at home. Here are some tips to help you get started with it immediately: Continue reading
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.
– 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.
About 43% of people around the globe speak two languages. There are many benefits to learning a foreign language. For example:
● It can improve your memory
● It boosts brainpower
● Increases the capacity of your mind in other areas
● Can improve your native language, as well
People have different motivations for learning a new language, which we’ll talk about later, but no matter your reason, it’s not always an easy feat. Learning a new language is hard and can often feel overwhelming, especially if it seems so different from your native tongue.
But, there are different tips and tricks you can use to make the process easier on yourself. It’s important to keep in mind that learning a new language is a lot like learning to communicate all over again. You probably don’t remember learning how to talk as a child, but the steps are similar. You’ll learn in a variety of different ways, including picture-based learning, conversing with others, and practice and repetition.
So, how can you make learning a new language less frustrating and even a little easier?
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
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