Review of language learning app Busuu
What is Busuu?
Busuu is a popular language learning app that you can access via your smartphone, tablet or computer. This means you can use it wherever you are with an internet connection.
It uses similar methods of learning to Duolingo such as gamification so is highly addictive and fun to use. However the content and style are quite different to Duolingo.
There is a free plan and two paid Premium plans which we will look at in more detail along with a limited time special offer. Continue reading
Speaking is the most important skill to master to become fluent and communicate effectively with people. However it is also the most difficult skill to improve compared with reading and writing.
Myths about improving speaking
1) You have to be in a classroom.
2) You have to live in a Spanish-speaking country.
This is just not true. Thanks to technology today you can easily improve speaking a foreign language from the comfort of your own home on your own.
8 speaking activities you can do on your own:
Learning a foreign language is an overwhelming but tedious task. The ‘tedious task’ can be made into an easy one by the right teaching methods and regular practice. If we look at the different foreign languages, Chinese and Japanese languages are considered to be the most difficult second languages to learn.
This is because they have a completely different set of alphabets, dialects, and grammar systems. But if one-fifth of the world’s population is speaking these language, there must be a knack to it. So as stated earlier, the right teaching methods can make learning any foreign language an easy task.
If you are planning to teach a foreign language and have started the course, there are two things that you can do. One is that you can go online and type ‘write my essay’, and get immediately help with the language assignment you are looking to master, and secondly there are hidden foreign teaching methods that you probably didn’t know.
So, now that you know how to deal with the first option, let’s discuss the second option in detail. Continue reading
Everyone has a favourite Disney film or one that they have seen before and know so well. Why not turn watching a Disney movie into a fun way to learn or improve your Spanish?
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!
In today’s blog post we will teach you how to get the most out of watching movies to learn Spanish. Continue reading
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.
Before we delve further into the subject, I would like you to visit our website “vivalanguageservices.co.uk.” This website has so much to offer language learners, as we are left with a lot more time right now, you don’t want to waste it, instead you can sign-up via this website to learn a new language. They have highly qualified and experienced tutors and their vision is to help people of all ages and abilities, so even if you’re an adult and you are passionate about learning new things then contact them today! Continue reading
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