Commuting is one of the most common things in the world. Everyone has to commute and while commuting, some of us listen to music, some others read, and some others just think or dream. There are ways you can get the best out of the time that you spend getting from one place to another. You can actually practice Spanish while you commute, here we give you some tips:
“Stop complaining, sit down and finish your Spanish lesson!” if you’ve been struggling with learning Spanish, you’ve probably kicked yourself more than once, and it’s very likely that you wondered: “isn’t there another way?”,”isn’t there a magic recipe?” “is learning grammar and repeating all the boring drills the only way to learn Spanish?”, “isn’t there an easier, faster and more effective method to learn Spanish?” if you have made these questions, you need to read this.
We all need some motivation from time to time, and we know you need it during your journey of learning languages. Sometimes, we need to pause, look at the top of the mountain and check how other people who have achieved the things that you are fighting to get, in your case is probably speaking Spanish.
Ever since we started this blog, we’ve talked a lot about tips and hacks to learn to speak Spanish. However, we haven’t really provided you any material to put those tips into practice.
A couple of days ago, I went to visit the family of a friend here in the Colombian coast. I have been there before so I was really excited about going there again and this time for a longer period of time. They are really nice people and they welcomed me with open arms.
There I am, sitting on a chair, in the middle of an important meeting, trying to pay attention to what the speaker is saying. I am so sleepy that I finally make an internal decision to stand up, go to the bathroom, and put some water on my face to wake up.
Peter decided it was time to learn how to drive, he bought a car, read the complete manual and jumped into the car seat – “I’m ready to speed up!”- he thought.
We talk all the time about how important it is to practice listening. Yes, we know, listening to Spanish is the first step to learn the language like a native Speaker. However, there are a lot of things required to learn a language and listening is just one of them, the other very important thing you need to do to learn Spanish is speaking.
Let’s picture the next scene: you are on a cruise having a great time with your family, you’ve been swimming, playing volleyball, having some good drinks and awesome meals, and then you spot two people speaking Spanish spontaneously; you like the language and that’s when you tell your brother: “you know… one day, I will speak Spanish just like those guys”.