When we are studying a language the part of talking and becoming fluent is always the hardest part. This may occur for many reasons such as not practicing enough, just listen to the language while in class, being afraid of making mistakes, among others. Today we are giving you some tips that will help you to reach fluency.
1. Immerse yourself in Spanish
With technology just one click away from us this won’t be a problem. Subscribe to Spanish language channels on YouTube, listen to podcast, watch Spanish movies, television channels, Netflix, Hulu, etc. Believe us this will really make a change also something that we really recommend for learning effectively is to turn on the subtitles if possible, this way you will be reading, therefore, learning more vocabulary and listening to the target language.
2. Speak, Speak and Speak!
Find a language exchange partner (local or online), this will challenge you to get out of your comfort zone, speak and use a diverse vocabulary. Now there are many apps that help you to find a partner, even a native speaker! which is much better since you have the chance of feedback and get to know another culture, remember You cannot learn a new language without actually speaking it.
3. Read in Spanish
Find books you are interested in or read books you have already read, you will be able to see how some words/ expressions are used and in which situation and also you will learn new vocabulary with is one of the most important things.
4. Write everyday
Keep a journal always with you, write everyday 5-10 full sentences about your activities, thoughts, whatever you want to write about, this is a great way to get creative, express yourself and improve your fluency.
Nowadays with access to a wide range of tools is pretty easy to find educational material that’s free and available to all. Always try your best and be optimistic, remember the golden rule here is Patience!