3 Important Tips On How To Make Fast Yet
Steady Progress In Spanish
Here we discuss some important issues that would
guarantee you fast and easy progress in conversational Spanish.
As you remember, the good news is that all this
features can be developed with time, they are not innate and are not related to any
special talents, as you might think.
- You’ve got to be quite in clear what you
need Spanish language for,
- You should be proactive and search every
opportunity to learn new phrases and practise them,
- You are expected to be patient and tolerant –
to just accept the differences between English and Spanish, and not to ask
questions or reasoning about them,
- You have to know that successfully learning
any language is based on imitation – every single phrase or grammatical rule
applied, you are expected to have heard or seen already used before,
- You should try to memorize phrases in context,
rather than by lists of isolated words,
- You’ve got to maintain and practise what
you’ve learnt so far.
Let’s go some deeper into the
To make both fast and steady progress, you are
• Tinker with Spanish every day
Every day means really EVERY DAY. Not once in two
Not in the weekend, trying to compensate for the last 5 days.
Remember the old proverb that everything can be made
going as long as you tinker enough time with it.
Don’t miss a day. You should fiddle every day
Even if you don’t have half an hour, try to find 15 or at least 10 minutes a day.
• Use a variety of alternate sources for
I’m talking for the time out of your regular study
These sources might include radio, TV, internet, books, newspapers,
magazines, slogans, billboards, labels, posters and whatever you could think of which is written or
spoken in Spanish.
Spanish is fun when you alternate various activities (after your
learning session is over) – listening, reading, speaking, writing.
You don’t feel getting tired and bored. On the contrary – you get
more and more interested!
• Try to put in your memory as many whole
phrases and sentences as possible
The longer phrases you learn, the less problems
you’ll have in a conversation.
Why? Because this would save your time and efforts.
Imagine that you have a huge pile of sand. What is
more practical if you want to move the pile to somewhere else – to use a small bucket or a
Memorizing as many long phrases as possible, prevents you from
thinking in English while talking in Spanish.
That is to think in Spanish like all the Spanish natives – the
ultimate goal for every Spanish learner, who wants to get fluent in Spanish.