Are you looking for some tips on how to learn Spanish on your own? Do you want to quickly become fluent in this language? If so, keep reading, because you are in the right place. In this article I’m going to help you. Here are three tips that will tremendously help you learn Spanish on your own.
1. Practice with native speakers
Don’t learn from a handbook. Practice with native speakers! It’s the best way to learn a language on your own. How to do it? It’s simple: find a language partner (use sites such as Italki or Polyglot Learn Language) and speak with him or her on Skype. You can also chat with native speakers, for example on SharedTalk.
2. Start a journal
Start a journal in Spanish. It’s an excellent way to improve your grammar and vocabulary. You can sign up on Lang-8.com, write short journal entries there and native speakers will proofread them for you for free. Learn from your mistakes!
3. Watch Spanish movies
Watching movies is a great way to improve your listening skills, your vocabulary and even your speaking skills. Watch movies with subtitles to improve your listening skills and vocabulary, repeat aloud after the actors to improve your accent. It’s better to watch Spanish movies, but you can also watch dubbed American movies if you want to.
That’s it – three tips on how to learn Spanish on your own. Keep in mind that you should practice on a daily basis and immerse yourself in this language! It’s not about “studying” a language, it’s about living through it. And the best way to live through your new language is to use it on a daily basis. Buena suerte!