Learn Spanish – Quick And Easy

The first thing I discovered upon my arrival in Caracas was that I remembered much less Spanish than I thought I did.

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How To Get Your Kids To Speak Your Language

Note: This experience had to do with preserving Spanish for our kids but the principles are valid for anyone trying to help their kids speak and preserve any language and culture.

COUNTRY OF MANY PEOPLES
This country,,, (The authors raised their kids in the United States but they believe that their experience can be useful for people in other non-spanish-speaking countries.) This country is made up of people from all over the world. We or our parents came from Latin count...

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English Pronunciation For The ESL Learner

What is an accent? An accent is the carryover of sounds from the speaker’s original language to the second language. When we are infants we literally have the ability to speak any language in the world. We are all born with the necessary speech mechanisms and the capability to learn any language. We end up speaking the language that we do solely by reinforcement. The sounds a baby hears and the speech patterns he is exposed to are the ones that she develops. Soon the baby gai...

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Make English Friends

Try to locate a person in your school or area that is a fluent speaker of English, and ask that individual to meet with you on a regular basis in order to practice your English. You will have the chance to ask this native speaker questions about English grammar and pronunciation, while speaking about issues that both of you have an interest in.

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The New Dark Ages

he more texts we make available online, the more research is published, the more books are written - the less educated people are.

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Practice Vocabulary

You are in a store, and you want to play the video game there . You need coins to operate the game, but you only have a ten dollar bill. You desire to ask the owner of the establishment for assistance.

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Learning Spanish - Part 3 - Taking Your First Steps

This article looks at some of the first steps that you might want to think about taking when learning Spanish. It introduces some of the differences between how English and Spanish is used and makes the point, that early on it is best not to get to bogged down with these differences.

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The Problem Of Illiteracy

In general terms, illiteracy is an inability to use language -- an inability to read, write, listen and speak. Today, it is usually taken to mean being unable to read and write at a level adequate for written communication or at a level that will allow an individual to function at certain levels of society. In the simplest of terms, illiteracy is the opposite of literacy.

In some societies, the standards for what constitute literacy are different from others. For example, ...

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Learning Spanish - Part 12 - Conversational Spanish Lessons

This article discusses some of the benefits of conversational Spanish lessons. I explain what my lessons were like at the Spanish school I attended in Antigua, Guatemala for two weeks and in what ways they helped me to improve my overall level of Spanish.

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Learn Spanish Language – Smooth Sailing The Process

Learning the Spanish language, as with any other language is a daunting task.

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