Managing Speaking Anxiety

Spanish speaking anxietyFear of speaking, glossophobia, is one of the most common phobias – even just in one’s native language. If you feel nervous when speaking Spanish, it’s probably due to a lack of confidence in your skills. The obvious solution is to improve your Spanish, but there are also other ways to increase your confidence and feel more comfortable speaking Spanish.

Mastering Verb Conjugations

Conjugating Spanish verbsThe mountain of Spanish verb conjugations you have to learn can be overwhelming – even just in the classroom where you have plenty of time to think about the correct response. Once you start talking to people in the real world, trying to figure out the appropriate verb conjugation can leave you speechless – literally. So what’s the solution? Learn, then practice, practice, practice!

   

   

Spanish Homestay

Pyramid in MexicoThere’s nothing like living in a Spanish-speaking country to really kick your learning into high gear. While taking group classes can be an excellent experience, a one-to-one homestay program, where you live and study with a native family, will really allow you to experience the local culture.