Tips for Learning Spanish
How Would a Native Speaker Say That?
It's one thing to learn to speak in a grammatically correct manner. But it's another to learn to use the same words, phrases and grammatical structures that a native speaker might. Here are some suggestions on how to do that.
Avoiding Grammatical Mistakes When Learning Spanish
Advice from our readers about how to avoid grammatical mistakes when learning Spanish.
Spanish Basics in One Week
Are you thinking about learning Spanish? If so, this introductory series of lessons will teach you some basic facts about the language and introduce you to some of its basic grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. If you sign up, you'll receive seven lessons, one in your mailbox each day for a week.
10 Mistakes To Avoid While Learning Spanish
Following these tips will help you get beyond the beginning level of Spanish and also prevent you from sounding less intelligent than you are.
How To Speak Spanish Unlike a Native
Next time you travel to a Spanish-speaking country, would you like to be identified as an ugly American or just another silly tourist? If so, follow these steps.
Voting Under Way for Readers' Choice Awards
Find out who the finalists are for the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards at About.com's site for people learning Spanish.
Find Someone to Speak Spanish With
It's easier to work on your Spanish speaking skills when you have a native speaker to talk to. Here are some suggestions for finding such a person.
Am I Too Old to Learn Spanish?
Is it more difficult to learn a foreign language when you're older? Probably. But that doesn't mean it can't be done.
Tips for Learning Irregular Verb Conjugations
Learning verb conjugations can be one of the big challenges of learning Spanish. Here's some advice.
Make Spanish Your Browser Preference
One way to improve your language ability is to visit Spanish-language Web sites. By changing your browser preference, you can make some multilingual sites show up in Spanish rather than English.
Online News in Spanish
Reading current news in Spanish is a good way to expand your vocabulary and learn how Spanish is used in real life.
Is it OK To Initiate a Conversation in Spanish?
A retail worker wants to know if it would offend Spanish speakers to initiate conversation with them in Spanish.