¡Hola! I absolutely love your blog and I use it for almost everything. Thank you for the time you personally take to compose word lists and explain a whole lot of stuff:)💕💕 + I'm planning to do my Spanish GCSEs next year but I started learning Spanish like 2 months ago. Do you have any tips on making this learning process faster? +Where can I watched telenovelas with English subs.(Ps. The telemundo website doesn't work for me)? AGAIN THANK YOUUUUUUUJU💕💕💕💘
Thank you for the lovely message ♡
I think one of the best ways to boost your Spanish is talking with people. Even if you’re a beginner, this will give you a lot of work to do. You will discover what kind of vocabulary, grammar and common phrases you need so you can be more objective on your learning plans. And it will encourage you to keep learning.
Apps to find people:
Make it part of your life. Just like brushing your teeth or taking a shower, spend at least 5 minutes everyday learning, reading, listening, writing or saying something in Spanish.
Vocabulary is important. You can speak without grammar, but you can’t speak without words. I’m sharing with you vocabulary lists of the most common words in Spanish.
Vocabulary Memrise courses:
Other Memrise courses:
Learn words in context. So I gave you lists of common words and you can find them in SpanishDict or Linguee and see many examples of these words used in phrases.
Another good app to learn Spanish in context is: Clozemaster
Read a lot. This is another way to learn vocabulary in context. Here are some recommendations.
Listen to songs or podcasts. Here are some podcasts for you with transcriptions :)
- Veinte Mundos
- Radio Ambulante
- ¡Hola Viajeros!
- Coffee Break Spanish
- Open Learn (Go to languages and pick the course that you want)
Ask people. I recommend you HiNative. This is an app where you can ask many kind of things, as translations, meanings, examples and you can even record your voice and ask if it sounds natural. You can also request voice recordings from native speakers.
If you want to learn fast, I don’t recommend you to stop a lot on grammar things. But I’ll leave you some websites where you can look in grammar quickly.
It’s hard to find Spanish telenovelas or series with English subtitles.
But I think you can find some in Netflix. There are some series with English subtitles.
I found some other websites where you can see TV shows, telenovelas and series in Spanish, but unfortunately they don’t have English subtitles.
I tried to find more websites, but they either have spam and virus or they’re not available outside the country.