According to Forbes.com, a great part of the American population is interested on self-improvement, but only 8% of the population, actually reach their goals in life.
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”.
In some of our blog-post, we have been talking about children. If you have read some of those blog-post, you have seen good comparisons, and good lessons to apply in your Spanish learning process.
Mark was very excited because he was just a year away to finish his college degree in economics. He realized he had to take an assignment of Spanish as a second language in order to complete his degree. He thought, this was a great opportunity to learn Spanish once and for all, that’s when he decided to turn to spanishToMind.com, looking for some motivation to learn Spanish, and ask us what are some advantages of speaking Spanish.
We know we have been talking a lot about learning phrases or sentences instead of words. And guess what? We will keep talking about this because for us is very important that you get this mindset, “the sentence mindset”.