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Where Will Spanish Be Useful To Me?

If you never plan to leave your home country, then learning a language may not be for you. If you genuinely have no interest in learning Spanish, then there’s no point in trying to convince you. But if you have a traveller’s spirit it is really for the best that you give language learning a go, and with Spanish being one of the world’s most widely-spoken languages, it is hard to think of a better place to start. As an aside, Spanish is a great entry point […]

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The Internet As A Tool For Learning Spanish

The best way to learn Spanish from scratch is by receiving some form of external tutoring – this is undeniable, as only by learning from a Spanish speaker can you gain the essential feedback that lets you know where and how you are going wrong, what your weaker areas are and how to address these weaknesses. A qualified tutor is invaluable, and there is an argument to be made that this tutor should be someone who speaks your first language as a mother tongue themselves – the […]

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Spanish Literature, Art And Culture

One real advantage to learning a foreign language is the wealth of cultural bonuses that it delivers to the learner. It would be almost meaningless to master French, for example, without using your gift to discover the poetry of Baudelaire, the majestic writings of Albert Camus or the films of Truffaut. By learning Spanish, you will be unlocking a similarly rich treasure trove of cultural wonders. A nation with Spain’s rich and varied (and often troubled) past cannot help but provide great art. For good reason it […]

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