Have you ever stood in front of people with the intention to instruct them, teach them something you know, or something you’re learning? Most of us, have had to do this, maybe because we were studying at a school or university, or because of our job we had to stand in front of more than one person and we had to start talking about a topic we knew or a topic we did some research on. However, have you ever had to give a speech in a foreign language?
It used to be a dangerous place for some, but not anymore. Medellín, Colombiahas become a very touristic place. Many foreigners come every week to check out one of the most interesting places in the world. And some of these visitors love the city and want to move here. If you are planning to move to a Spanish Speaking country, we recommend that you train your ear, and listen before you move to any Spanish speaking country.
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.
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 all desire to travel. It’s really rare to find someone who wants to stay in the same place without even visiting other places. I’m the kind of person that thinks we were not made to stay in one place. And I know that if you’re learning Spanish, it will be a very good idea for you to travel. Maybe traveling is one of the reasons why you started studying Spanish. Well, I’ll tell you why it would be beneficial for your Spanish-learning process to visit a Spanish-speaking country.
We have already talked about reasons why it is important to visit Spanish countries. So this time, we are going to focus on one specifically: Colombia. As we are Colombians, we get to enjoy the beautiful things that this amazing country has and we also want you to enjoy them. But, what about the language? …
If you’ve been following this blog, you probably know that I was born and raised in a Spanish speaking country, and I remember when I was back in middle school and we had English as a subject and some of the tests that we had during the year were about memory; First the teacher gave us a long list of verbs on their base form and in front of the verbs there was the past tense of the verb and in front of the past tense there was the past participle tense, it looked just like this: