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Ways to Learn Spanish

Spanish Pronunciation: Do You Hesitate to Speak Spanish?

by Chief Spanish Learner on June 18, 2011

There are a lot of reasons people want to improve their pronunciation of Spanish words when they are learning Spanish. Many people learning Spanish hesitate to speak Spanish, afraid that they sound unintelligible, awkward, or simply like someone who still belongs in Spanish 101 on Day 1. So here are a couple ways to get […]

Why I Do Like Facebook

by Chief Spanish Learner on May 4, 2011

Having posted about why I don’t like Facebook, now I’ll balance with a reason that I do like Facebook. It is very easy to post a question to people, such as: What’s the hardest part of learning a foreign language? Go on…. give an answer. I posted this on another forum and so far, that […]

Links to Info About Learning Spanish

by Chief Spanish Learner on December 30, 2010

Just calling attention to the fact that I added a section, “Links about Learning Spanish” over in the right-hand column. I did this after running across a great blog about learning Spanish. Its author, Andrew, says he’s …still in the process of figuring this stuff out (learning Spanish), so this isn’t so much the professor […]

Learn Spanish Video

by Chief Spanish Learner on December 15, 2010

I created a video version of chapter 1 of Yaks March on Washington. Enjoy and pass it on to friends! P.S. That is actually a picture of Phil Wykle (in the video) who the story Yaks March on Washington is based on. It may not be a particularly good picture, but it is Phil. The […]

Best Method for Learning Spanish

by Chief Spanish Learner on November 29, 2010

When we want to exercise our bodies and make them stronger, we do all kinds of different activities. We start walking at lunchtime with co-workers or playing tennis on weekends. Maybe we lift weights. We know what makes us feel better and what we enjoy doing. Some people love to run, while others would rather […]

Another Easy Way to Learn Spanish

by Chief Spanish Learner on September 9, 2010

Now of course, No-Work Spanish audiobooks are my favorite easy way to learn Spanish, but I thought I’d pass on another resource that I liked. Mi Vida Loca (meaning ‘My Crazy Life’) is a BBC production for learning Spanish by watching a video series that includes going to Spain and solving a mystery. They have […]

Best Way to Learn Spanish

by Chief Spanish Learner on June 25, 2010

I’ve been asked a few times whether I’ve had any studies done on No-Work Spanish and how effectively students learn from it. The short answer is no. The longer answer is that when people talk about the best way to learn Spanish or the fastest way to learn Spanish, they often forget a couple key […]