A transference error is a certain type of mistake, common to foreign language learners, which can be particularly difficult to stop making. The hardest part is becoming aware of the error; once you’ve done that, it’s just a matter of figuring out the correction and practicing your way to perfection.
Practice is the key to improving your Spanish, and just 15 minutes a day on some kind of Spanish activity can make a huge difference. Check out these ideas and draw up your own schedule.
Frequently asked questions about Spanish and Lawless Spanish.
Need a refresher on grammar basics like parts of speech and the various verb elements? Check out my Spanish grammar glossary for short explanations of all the essential Spanish grammar terms, from adjectives to written accents.
Learn Spanish by following the adventures of Doctor Ana Borbollón as she is forced to choose between her career in Buenos Aires and her family’s hotel in Madrid. The humorous videos and comics are suitable for post-beginners aged 15 and up, and include a variety of accents as well as slang.
The Spanish lessons and comprehension exercises Lawless Spanish are ranked according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which describes six levels of language proficiency.
Categorized index to all Lawless Spanish lessons.
Happy New Year! Take advantage of this annual fresh start to make a New Year’s resolution regarding your Spanish learning.
One Third Stories is a monthly box subscription with a language-learning twist. Each month features a story that starts out in English, then gradually adds Spanish words until by the end, the entire story is in Spanish.
Is your Spanish as rusty as an old can? Did you live in Spain years ago or study the language in high school—and promptly forget everything upon leaving? The fact is that language ability fades with lack of practice. It probably won’t come rushing back all at once, but you can relearn it much more quickly than if you were starting out without that previous knowledge.