In my past attempts at learning Spanish I have tried ‘reading’ Spanish but without success. I would get Level 1 Spanish readers from my local library but would struggle though them because the vocabulary was too advanced. It was not until I ran across the idea of “Extensive Reading” to learn a foreign language that […]
Lately have had some conversations which left me wondering why I had dropped my attempt to learn Spanish. Well, maybe not “why”, it was because of time constraints and priorities. But I did wonder if I made the right decision. Plugging new information into my old brain and keeping it there is a challenge. It […]
I have tried to learn Spanish. Many times. As a matter of fact I think I have 6 years of first semester Spanish under my belt. I get started and then other priorities overwhelm my intentions. When looking at other ‘gringos’ who are fluent in Spanish, I noticed one common factor. They all have significant […]
One Semester of Spanish – A Love Song Always looking for ways to improve my Spanish, I ran across this love song….
I am using Practical Spanish Grammar to study Spanish. As with all textbooks there are mistakes and stuff that just does not make sense without a teacher there to ‘fill in the blanks’ that slip in despite the author’s and publisher’s best efforts. Many thanks must go to those who have answered many of my […]
Over the years I have used a number of Spanish text books. The reasons for the different text books were various, sometimes because it looked better than what I had been using. Sometimes because I hoped it would move me farther than the last. The 4 books I still have on my shelves I have […]
I have had a desire to learn Spanish for quite some time. I first started trying to learn a number of years ago and picked up enough vocabulary to understand simple sentences but not enough to carry on any kind of conversation. My work brought me into contact with a large number of people who […]
I borrowed Laugh and Learn Spanish, Featuring the Number One Comic Strip for Better or for Worsefrom the Kennewick Library and found it enjoyable. Will have to check it out again as my Spanish gets better and I understand more.FROM THE PUBLISHERPictures and humor help readers build their Spanish language skills To its millions of […]