Spanish for Beginners – Best tips for Spanish Language Learning
Learning any language is not easy until we practice. The moment we learnt it we also need to practice it continuously until we get perfection we will not be able to realize the importance of knowledge that we have acquired.
Practising to speak
Stand in front of the mirror and speak in Spanish:
Keep a script in Spanish ready. Try to create your own script in Spanish, stand in front of the mirror and read aloud. It will not only increase your confidence but will also help you to identify your mistakes.
Talk to someone who has good knowledge of the Spanish language:
Try to talk to a Native Spanish neighbour, online friend, classmate or anyone who have good knowledge of the Spanish language. Generally, they are helpful. Reach out to them and initiate a topic in Spanish. The topic can be social, spiritual, intellectual, technology-based, gadgets or game discussions, Anime etc where you can hold a small conversation and identify areas of improvement. Also, have a conversation involving question-answers in Spanish, to get clarity.
In modern society, people think self-talk is bad and they consider a person mental. But you know self-talk is a good exercise. Try practising talking aloud at home. You can also record videos and send it, for assessment to your teacher, friend someone who knows good Spanish.
Efforts in studying
Read Books in Spanish:
Read those books which are in Spanish. Try to read it. Sit with a bilingual dictionary so if you find it difficult to study, the more you must try. But don’t give up. No one said the road was easy. Seek clarity without getting deterred. Make a list of all words you don’t understand, check their meaning, and it would be far better.
Write your emails in Spanish:
At least in a day write one or two emails in Spanish. It will give you confidence. Although people think why to write but think it in a positive manner. Writing an email in Spanish will help you to check your accuracy and also your typing speed. This is the best which people might think to avoid but I suggest you follow this practice.
Whether we have an Android or IOS phone, we should change the settings of a phone and make the language Spanish. It will help us in many ways like understanding the language, also to send the SMS in Spanish etc.
Prepare your grocery list in Spanish:
Well, this is one of the challenging. Prepare your own grocery list in Spanish, I know it is challenging but you can give it a try. The main advantage would be that you will be able to come to know how to pronounce things like bread, butter, rice etc in Spanish.
Learning with fun?
Watch movies in Spanish
It will not only help you in understanding this language but will also help you in getting a good command of Spanish. When we watch and notice things then we understand the things
Watch videos on youtube in Spanish:
A lot of videos are available in the Spanish language on youtube. Do people think about why to watch it? Not of my interest area? The person is giving his/her review in Spanish for mobile technology. Why watch it? Well maybe it is not of your interest area but the way the person is giving a presentation in the video can help you in speaking in public. So advisable to watch videos in Spanish.
Have a video call in Spanish:
Technology developments have given us apps such as Google Duo, Whatsapp etc, so we can talk to those who are fluent in Spanish. Identify a Native Spanish speaker around you and do a video conference in Spanish on any topic of interest. Just observe their speaking pattern and see how they are speaking with intonations.
Visit the nearest Spanish museum:
Visit that museum that keeps a collection of Spanish art and craft. Also, try to read journals and other things which they have kept in museums. Notice the things which they have written and judge whether you are able to read them or not.
Visit Libraries with a good collection of Spanish books
Sit and study them, even if its a page a day. Gather a list of words, find meanings and add to your vocab!
Following the above steps you can gain confidence in Spanish and also these tips will help you in getting momentum.