So many people think that learning Spanish is next to impossible, but we don’t agree. We have found some tools that have made a world of difference for us while living in Spain. No, we aren’t perfect and please don’t give me a written spelling test! Our goal was two-pronged: 1. To immerse the kids, […]
Well the school year is officially over! our daughter (8 yrs – 3rd grade) and our son (11 yrs – 5th grade) both completed a full year attending school in Spain. When we first planned this adventure, one of our top priority goals was for the kids to learn how to speak Spanish. This
As a person who has tried learning a foreign language, it can be tough and slow-going. There are a lot of different courses out there, but I’ve recently been exposed to a new offering called FluentU. FluentU really provides a novel way to learn a foreign language online.
Welcome back to Wagoners Abroad Adults learning Subjunctive Spanish! Heidi and I have been off learning about a new “mode” that is used when speaking Spanish. It was a 3-day workshop, and the TL;DR is that we had a good time, and learned a lot.
I’ve finished the very intensive Spanish course program which is organized Pueblo Español, and it’s time to tell the world about my experience. The short answer is…I had an excellent time, and it is an incredible Spanish conversation course. Instead of writing a daily journal type of post, I’m going to cover the highlights of
Guess what time it is? It is time for us to give you an update on what we have been doing to improve Speaking Spanish! Remember our initial post, back at the end of November, with the goal of making it to Pueblo Español? Oh and the video update of us speaking Spanish at the
Greetings One & All! Since our initial post, we’ve been getting a lot of encouragement, and a bunch of questions about our progress on learning Spanish. So consider this an update!
It’s 2am, the bar is closing down and the young female manager has walked the last patron out the door. She walks to the back of the restaurant and lets in the cleaning crew. The crew consists of 4 cleaners from Mexico and they don’t speak a word of English, the manager doesn’t speak any
As promised, here is my journal of The Purple Chicken 14 Day Challenge – Days 8-14. The games I play for Learning Spanish Language. Day 8 – Well, today the universe brought me plenty of opportunity for Spanish. For instance, having an argument with the Civil Guard (traffic police). <!–more–> We were on our way out