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Spanish for Teachers

What makes a good learning experience? Many people often ponder over issues related to education and the best ways to SchoolApply convey knowledge. From the standpoint of an educator or a learner, one could say that it is not always so easy to know what methods work best in the classroom. Teachers are facing great

Online Resources for Spanish Learners

Learning a new language can be difficult and tricky if you don’t have access to good quality lessons and a structured system. Luckily, the Internet is full of websites that are useful, sometimes free, and lets you preview some lessons before you actually buy the whole package. In any case, a good start on a

Taking Your Language Skills To the Next Level

Learning a second language has numerous benefits, both on a conscious and subconscious level, because it enriches one’s vocabulary, unlocks parts of the brain which are rarely used and offers one a broader perspective of things, through the prism of multiple views. Those who wish to learn a second language, or even a third on,

Reference/Education: Just Where In the World is Spanish Spoken?

The Spanish Empire has been one of the wealthiest, largest and most known empires in the history of the world. It was at the height of its powers during the 16th and 17th century, and in the 18th century it became the largest empire found on the face of the Earth. It spread onto five

Top Tips for Learning a Language

1. Talk, talk, talk. If there is any ‘secret’ or tip for learning a language it’s that you need to talk as much as possible. Reading and listening might be useful, but there really is no better way to improve your fluency by speaking! 2. Studying a language as intensively as possible is the best

Presentation, Practice and Production

It’s a method that language teachers have used for several years but it’s also great to know how it works as a student. Knowing it not only helps you understand what is expected of you at each stage in the language learning process but also helps you with your self study plans. And what is

The Advantages of Learning a Second Language

Learning a second language is not only a great experience but it has many advantages that can improve your life, and the implications may be much greater than you think! The first and most obvious benefit of speaking a foreign language is being able to communicate with people when you visit another country. This not

The Pros and Cons of Making Mistakes

When learning a new language, or indeed when acquiring any new skill for that matter, one will inevitably make mistakes. The first, and most important thing, to understand is that making mistakes is a perfectly normal and natural part of the process, even the most naturally gifted linguists make many faux pas while they are

Context, Context, Context.

Context is the new trend in the language teaching industry, and for a very good reason. Studies have shown that when you learn something in context then you are much more likely to remember it than something which is totally abstract and has no meaning to you. But what does this mean if you are

Where to Practice a Second Language

The age old adage is true, practice does make perfect. This is especially true in the context of acquiring a second language. You might be enrolled in a course with a few contract hours a week, but if you really want to make some serious headway with your second language then you’re going to have