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….
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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. ::amazonad(“0764175971″,”Mastering Spanish, Level 1 with Audio CDs”):: The 4 books I […]
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 […]
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