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If you're only fluent in your native language, learning Spanish may seem like a formidable task. You could have heard somewhere that learning Spanish is the way to go because it's less difficult than other languages. It's easy to learn just about any language, you only need to figure out which learning tricks you'll use. You'll find there are many helpful suggestions that will make it easier to learn Spanish.
Here are a few tricks that you can try:
It will help a lot to be patient. You won't be speaking Spanish fluently in several days. Even if you have a perfect memory and can remember all of your vocabulary and conjugations, you might still have some problems stringing together a sentence correctly. You will only slow your progress if you put a lot of pressure on your self to get fluent fast. Rather, just learn at a natural pace. If you do this you'll find you're more comfortable with Spanish. It's also good to learn slowly is because people will have more patience with you if they know you're trying to learn their language. If you talk like you're completely fluent, and you aren't, you could easily offend someone.
As you listen to Spanish, pay close attention to what is being spoken. This will improve your 'hearing' for it. Some languages put more emphasis on the 'verbal' than the written. Good listening skills are still very important if the language is still a living language. Memorizing the alphabet, or writing a proper sentence, only takes you so far. You'll still have to understand it when you hear it spoken. You'll get the best results by hearing the spoken language as much as possible. When you get to the point where you can correctly identify Spanish after hearing just a few words, then you'll be on your way to success.
Become immersed in the language.
Is there anywhere close where most people speak Spanish? A very good way to learn is listening to fluent speakers converse. You might also find that people in these neighborhoods are happy to help new speakers learn how to properly communicate. You'll be able to practice Spanish without traveling to some place far away.
Learning Spanish, or any new language, does not have to be a terrible experience. Just starting out is the toughest part, but it will get much better in time. Just try to stick with it, and use all the tricks you can find. Soon enough you'll be fluent.
If you want to practice your language skills the internet is a fantastic place to learn. If you use a French, Spanish or German proxy you can watch TV channels in any country you like. Thousands of people use proxies to learn English from BBC Iplayer for instance wherever they live.