Did you know that Spanish is one of the three most taught languages in the world? It’s a fact as a matter of fact. As a language passport to more than 20 countries around the globe, Spanish offers a wealth of work, social and travel opportunities.
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.
“Practice makes perfect.” These simple words, so ubiquitous and readily accepted that you’ve probably never given them much thought, only tell part of the story. Yes, practice is vital, but there’s more to it than that. It’s not just practice you need, but rather deliberate practice.
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.
Studying for an hour a week will only get you so (not) far. Intensity in terms of getting as close to immersion as possible as well as regular practice are vital.
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.
There are two myths that lead to a majority of students abandoning their language-learning aspirations: the idea that learning a language is hard and the division of people into “good at language” and “not good at language.”