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How Long Does It Take to Learn Spanish?

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Spanish is one of the most commonly spoken languages throughout the world. Many people are already bilingual, most often with English and Spanish. However, many want to learn Spanish simply because it is so common. Some want to learn it for business purposes, some for outreach, and some simply to converse with friends. There are many different programs that can be used to learn Spanish and in-person classes that can be enjoyed, but most will tell you that you can learn the language in a few days or a month or in 30 hours. These answers are typically exaggerated, unhelpful, […]

Learn Spanish Today with Making Camp: Bilingual

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Did you know that children who know a second language , have , and have a ? Those are just a few of the benefits of being bilingual. Even if you’re not a kid anymore, it is never too late to learn a second language. In fact, that adults who speak more than one language decrease their chances of getting dementia, have stronger decision making skills, and are better at multitasking. You can work on your Spanish and math skills by playing our game ! In this game, players get to build a virtual wigwam while learning about Ojibwe culture […]

Best Ways to Learn Spanish

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How to Learn Spanish Effectively Spanish has always been head-to-head with the English language as the 2nd or 3rd most spoken language in the world, depending on which reports you are looking at. (According to recent research on the languages with the most native speakers, Spanish is at No.2!) Either way, we can say there are a lot of people who speak the Spanish language. Whether someone learns for fun (exploring new cultures), professional purposes (treating Spanish-speaking-only patients), or for personal reasons (falling in love with a native speaker), picking up the Spanish language is without a doubt one of […]

5 awesome tips to learn Spanish with music

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Alexa. Play Despacito. Not because we’re sad, but because we want to learn Spanish! If you picked up even a couple of words of this song that invaded our lives and just won’t quit it, you’ll know music is an effective way to help you learn a language. Whether you want to or not. So why not give it a go? Here are some tips for using music to help you learn Spanish. Photo via Max Pixel  Youtube Youtube is a really effective tool for learning a language with music. Just type in best songs in Spanish and you’ll have […]

4 good reasons to learn Spanish in Mexico

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Immersing yourself in a language is the best way to absorb and learn it quickly. What better way to become fluent than by having to use that language in your day to day life? That is why studying a language in a country that speaks your target language is the most effective, and let’s face it, rewarding way to learn. Thinking of studying Spanish abroad? Here is why you should consider learning Spanish in Mexico. Photo via Flickr Begin your South American journey If your aim with Spanish is to be fluent enough to travel, then you can consider Mexico […]

5 Ways to Help Your Child Learn Spanish at Home

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Hampton Lutheran offers weekly Spanish classes to kindergarten through sixth grade students. To make the most of this opportunity for your kid to learn Spanish, it’s helpful if you encourage your child learn Spanish at home, too. Practicing Spanish at home helps your child grow even more in their language skills. There’s only so much that can be taught once a week in the classroom—to really learn the language, you have to practice, practice, practice! Encouraging your kid to practice their pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar at home will help those weekly Spanish lessons stick. 5 Ways to Help Your Child […]

It’s Hard! Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Face Woes of Helping Their Daughters Learn Spanish

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Eva Mendes doesn’t like bringing her personal life into the limelight. She is a private individual. However, she was happy to open up on her relationship with her partner and their children. In an interview with The Talk, Eva spoke of her long-standing relationship with Ryan Gosling and the woes they are facing trying to teach their daughters, Esmeralda Amada, and Amada Lee Gosling how to communicate in Spanish. Since she is Cuban, the 45-year old Lost River star explains she communicates with her kids in Spanish sometimes and it has been difficult trying to teach her daughters to be fluent in […]

4 great reasons to learn Spanish in Madrid

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If you are learning Spanish, the best thing you can do to pick it up quickly is to immerse yourself in the language. And of course, the best way to immerse yourself is to be in a Spanish speaking country! Studying Spanish abroad gives you the best of everything; true Spanish immersion along with guidance from native speakers to perfect your grammar and vocabulary as you practice. But where should you choose to study? To help you make that decision, here are some reasons why Madrid is a great study destination. Photo via Flickr Learn Spanish to unleash the traveler […]

Why Study Spanish in Buenos Aires with Mente Argentina – Michael, USA | Mente Argentina Blog

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Michael from the U.S. joined us in 2018-2019 for our University Spanish Program. We were lucky enough to have us in  our program for quite a few months. He completed the offerings of the University Spanish courses and then also decided to participate in our Photography Program. Here is his story… My reasons for choosing to continue my engagement with the Spanish language are personal, political, and professional. On the personal level, the spaces and people I interact with on a daily basis are largely defined by the juxtaposition between Spanish and English: the urban neighborhoods where I reside, the […]

Learn Spanish By Singing: Los pollitos dicen pio pio pio – TalkBox.Mom

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Hi! I’m Adelaide. I founded TalkBox.Mom, and I help families to talk in a foreign language the same day they start. This content was originally published here.