It is normal to be busy always but this won’t be an excuse if you want to learn Spanish. People looking to learn Spanish are often in a very good position. Being a widely-spoken language with plenty of students, there are a slew of materials available on the topic. While we do recommend a bigger time commitment for learning a second vernacular, Spanish happens to be one of those foreign languages that you can pick up parts of even with a less-than-ideal time investment.
Spanish, as a culture, has really made its way up into the Spanish Magazine American mainstream. Its presence is heavily felt in many English-based magazines, books, songs and movies, where you’ll find bits and pieces of the language employed for a variety of purposes. If you pay attention to the media you consume, you might be able to pick up a small stock of Spanish vocabulary just from that alone.
This widespread growth of Spanish has also translated into learning resources. Many of the most sophisticated software language learning courses right now are aimed directly at Spanish learners, along with a whole range of secondary materials, such as books, flash cards and audio recordings.
If you’re a busy person daunted at the prospect of learning Spanish, don’t be. Try doing a quick online search for the experiences of language learners. Chances are, you will be surprised at the number of people who were able to squeeze it in, even with limited time commitments. Their experiences could be your experiences.
Explore the possibilities for your own language learning today.
I really hope that I am not putting people off but I can understand how many people never learn Spanish or only learn enough to get by. I come across so many people who are trying to hold down a job and raise a family whilst constantly reminding themselves that they ought to learn Spanish. Yes, they should learn Spanish if they want to stay in Spain for good and know what exactly is gong on around them but the conditions must be right.
Unless, you are in a position where you can dedicate a set amount of time everyday or couple of days to learning and you can give it your all then leave it to the time is right. Also don’t feel like you need a teacher. In some cases you are better off using good materials which could be anything from children’s learning programmes to learning vocabulary from an interesting magazine and a dictionary. If you want to be taught, look for a good teacher that suits your learning needs. If they are genuine they should be able to offer you the first class free for you to decide whether you can learn with them.
Little by little is the key and don’t beat yourself up about the grammar. The key is to build your confidence and the way to do this is by communicating your message and continue to build on it all the time.