Learning Spanish and getting consistent progress can be a difficult mission, even though it is one of the simplest languages. In the beginning, when everything is new to you, you may find the learning process interesting and captivating. After a while, it’s obvious that daily writing practice loses its magic.
Therefore, it’s your task to find some creative ways to turn your Spanish daily practice from boring to interesting, and back to fun again. The learning process isn’t supposed to be painful or unbearable. It’s the teacher’s job to make the lessons more interactive and interesting to keep the student captivated.
For that reason, as your own teacher, you have the power to get creative and make your daily Spanish writing practice part of your routine, so it will no longer feel like a boring task that you must complete every day. Here are some great and creative ways to do it: Continue reading
Language learning is one of the most rewarding activities, but it seems like a lot of students give up too quickly because it’s also a challenging task to master a foreign language. Official stats confirm the decline in foreign language instruction as researchers at the Modern Language Association found that US-based colleges lost 651 foreign language programs from 2013 to 2016.
While it is true that it’s difficult to fully comprehend a non-native tongue, the fact remains that most people don’t even give it a real try because they approach language studies the wrong way. They focus on theoretical aspects of the process and forget the most important part, which is to actually speak the language.
It’s a huge misconception that discourages many students eager to acquire new language skills. For this reason, it is necessary to understand common language learning mistakes and learn how to stop studying and actually begin using the language. Our post will show you 13 ways how to do it. 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.
Improving your Spanish through reading is simply one of the most effective ways to begin understanding this language as a whole.
And it’s not all just about work – once you handle the basic understanding of the language, the reading experience will evoke imagination, relaxation, and inspiration.
Obviously, learning a language is more complex than that. It involves a long journey that is full of opportunities, failures, successes, struggles, challenges, and so on.
Improving your Spanish through reading is just the first step – taking your mastery to the next level is the next.
In today’s post, we’re discussing the 7 ways to improve your Spanish language skills through reading.
More specifically, we’ll discuss the benefits of learning a language through reading and cover a few insightful language learning strategies. Pay attention, take some notes, and start reading! Continue reading
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.
Many people are finding that by signing up to Disney Plus they can watch their favourite Disney films in Spanish with either Spanish or English subtitles. You will be amazed how many new words you pick up!
If you find yourself reading this blog post then learning Spanish has probably been on your “to do” list for a long time but is something you’ve always off for when you have more time. Or maybe you have been learning Spanish for a while but have reached a plateau where you feel you are not progressing or you are getting bored by using the same resources.
What you need to understand is that learning Spanish can be fun if you choose the right methods.
In this blog post we will talk about how you can boost your Spanish learning to get you enjoying it and progressing well again, or how to get started on the right track to speak the language as soon as possible. Continue reading
One of the best ways to progress in Spanish (or any foreign language) is to do more reading. By reading a variety of different materials in the target language you will not only learn more words and phrases but you will see how the language is used in different contexts.
As well as simply reading, there are certain methods you can use to maximise your reading time to make even more progress in Spanish.
The aim of this blog post is to give you a few tips as to how you can read in Spanish to help you improve the fastest.
* Read about something that you enjoy, something that interests you and that you care about. If you start reading something you aren’t really interested in, you will be much less likely to check what the words mean and learn anything from it. Reading something that interests you is the key to staying motivated.
* Think about your end goal. Why are you learning Spanish? If it is to do business you need to read more formal language. If it is to fully immerse yourself in the language you would try tackling a novel or a magazine. Continue reading
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For “Black Friday” week we have some special discounts on private lessons as well as our online self-study Spanish courses.
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When learning Spanish one of the first things you need to do is learn the most important verbs (action words) to be able to express yourself more freely. Without learning a good stock of verbs you will be limited to what you can say in the language. By learning verbs you can talk about what you and other people do and the more verbs you learn, the more easily you can construct more complex and interesting sentences.
Here is a list of the essential verbs you need to learn. Continue reading