Ever fancied learning a new language? If the answer is yes, then why not start off with Spanish? This language is the second most widely spoken in the world. So now whether it is to boost your CV or manage with locals during your next holiday or just for the simple joy of flaunting your newly acquired Spanish skills, let’s get started.
¡Hola! ¿Cómo Estás!! Well, that was “Hello! How are you?” in Spanish.
Here are a few tips to help you learn the basics in a short span of time.
- Make technology your friend. Why not change the language settings on your phone and computer to Spanish? Download some free apps. Duo lingo is a popular app and focuses on the most commonly used words in Spanish language.
- Set a goal of learning say 50 words a day. Read them aloud, write and use them while conversing with people. Invite the language to your daily life. Listen to Spanish songs, watch movies to get the pronunciations right.
- Taking online tutorials in Spanish, having video chats with a native speaker helps in gaining more proficiency. The Mixxer is a meetup website for language learners to converse with each other via skype.
- One is bound to encounter difficulties in the beginning. Leave your comfort zone, be willing to make mistakes as that is the only way to improve and gain confidence.
And the most important of all is stay motivated all through and have fun learning it!
Here is an info-graphic by ThomasCook, helping you in learn Spanish in 10 days.
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