I have a dream of traveling the world, making new friends, and being able to speak to them in their native language… But learning a second language can be tough!  I suspect you don’t have the option of moving to another country or taking a full time immersion course… so here are some pointers to get you started: Step 1: Define Why The first thing you need to do is to identify why you want to learn to speak the language.  This will identify the types of vocabulary you most need, and will also help you get motivated to do what it takes to learn.Read More →

Here’s a Spanish crossword puzzle for you from “Lightning-fast Spanish Vocabulary Building Spanish Crossword Puzzles”. In this puzzle, you read the clue in English and fill in the corresponding Spanish word in the puzzle. A word list is also included.  If your vocabulary is broad to begin with, you can do the puzzle, and peek at the word list to fill in a few blanks.  If you are just starting I would suggest you use the word list to put together some flash cards (either using a flash card program on your computer or a set of index cards), and then use the puzzle toRead More →