Spanish is one of the easiest and most useful languages to know. In the US and Europe it is the most popular foreign language to learn for English speakers. Spanish is spoken in many countries in the world apart from just Spain; Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Chile, Venezuela, Peru, El Salvador, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and with over 480 million native speakers in the world you will find it easy to find someone to practise speaking with.
Benefits of learning Spanish:
- make friends in other countries
- one of the easier languages to learn
- enhance your CV
- best language to learn for travel
- understand Spanish songs
- keep your mind sharp
In today’s blog post we will help you discover some of the best Spanish learning apps available today: Continue reading
Covid-19 has left us with no other option than to turn to online learning.
We are all well aware of e-courses, but because of the pandemic, we have also been introduced to online high schools. Taking online classes can be time-consuming and sometimes challenging to set up and get used to. Many students are completely new to this method of learning and that is why it seems impossible for them to adapt to online studying. But don’t worry, we are here today with some great tips to help you study and adjust to online learning easily.
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If you were bilingual as a child or you’ve learned a second language as an adult, your valuable skill can make you more satisfied as you progress through life. Not only will you be more cultured overall, but your job prospects and future could be more promising than for those who only speak one language. In fact, individuals who are bilingual on at least an intermediate level could earn more than other job candidates.
Now is the time to start using your special skill to your benefit. To get started, let’s talk about how your second language can give you a leg up on the competition, potential jobs that may best suit your talents, and how to describe your language and proficiency on your resume. Continue reading
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 the first blog post of 2021 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
In Spanish-speaking countries most of the New Year traditions are aimed at bringing good luck for the following year. Most of these rituals take place amongst friends and family either during the day or around midnight on New Year’s Eve (la Nochevieja). Continue reading
Everyone knows Spain likes to party. They have a fiesta for almost any reason throughout the year, however, especially at Christmas time, when they stretch out the celebrations for longer than us here in the UK, (from 22nd December with the Christmas lottery until 6th January – Kings Day) they have some really funny fiestas and superstitions. Here are the top 5 weirdest Christmas traditions in Spain: Continue reading
One of my favourite Spanish songs. Follow the lyrics in Spanish with the English translation below:
… and other busy times!
December is a busy time and if you are learning a language you are probably wondering how you are going to fit in your language learning on top of everything else. You may be preparing to take a whole month off and start again in January. However, if you prepare in advance, you can easily add in a few language learning activities to coincide nicely with the festive period. Read on for 10 tips to continue learning a language over the Christmas period. Some of them can also be applied to any busy time throughout the year. Continue reading
I am sure you have heard that lockdown is a great time to do something that you have not had enough time for before. Learning a foreign language could well be one of these activities, however, have you already got started? Many people put this idea off until tomorrow for years. However, the global pandemic is exactly the time when you should not postpone learning a foreign language and here you will understand why.
How Can Knowledge of a Foreign Language Help You after Lockdown?
If you remember the beginning of the lockdown, at first there was denial, and then many people began to look at self-isolation as an opportunity to spend their time at home wisely. However, in practice, for many, it turned into just making plans for the future and grew into a period of stagnation.
If you look again at all the possibilities and realise the benefits they can bring to your future, then this stagnation can be transformed into real action. In today’s blog post we will look at the most important reasons why learning a foreign language during lockdown will help you in such an uncertain future. Continue reading
As you already know Instagram is a social media platform known for sharing photos and short video clips.
Why is Instagram good for learning Spanish?
• 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