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Learning a Foreign Language

Spanish is one of the most popular languages for expats. Language learning requires a real determination. It is often a work in progress for many years. While Pimsleurs is a popular choice there are lots of books and courses to learn Spanish. Sometimes, complete immersion is the best.

Here is our guide to The Best Way to Learn Spanish

Recent Language Learning Posts:

You are at a restaurant in South America, you’re ready to order. You pick up the Spanish menu, try to figure out what it says and then try to order in English. This probably wouldn’t work very well. Here are some phrases to know when you are at a restaurant. On the last Spanish Phrases, someone asked [...]

Chances are if you are living or traveling in a Spanish speaking country you will use Google Translate at some point. Google Translate can be a help but it can also mess you up. Google Translate = Embarrassing Situation When we moved to Ecuador I used Google Translate (I didn’t know any Spanish) to prepare [...]

You have just landed at the Cuenca airport and you are anxious to begin your Ecuador adventure. But first, you wonder what you will say to people trying to help you. Everyone speaks Spanish, a language you are not familiar with. So what will you say? Here are a few simple phrases you need to know when you [...]

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