I Am Learning Spanish

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3,469 People

    Qcf257 Qcf257
    18-21, M
    Aug 6, 2015

    Need To Find A Quicker Way

    I have been using the app duolingo. It's okay, but very limited. I know La niña come una manzana. I shouldn't complain its free. I would love to hire a tutor. I find that learning Spanish is a necessity.
    sillygirl2889 sillygirl2889
    26-30, F
    Oct 13, 2013

    Basic Spanish As A General Elective.

    Without doubt It’s one of the top languages spoken throughout the world and throughout the States. Most countries that speak Spanish have growing populations. since my teenager hood I was dreaming to learn Spanish, Currently I am taking Spanish as elective class in my college...
    Superscret Superscret
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 15, 2013

    (stories In English) Gracias A Mi Novia Del Segundo Idioma Hindi, Que Ahora Estamos Aprendiendo Español.

    When I was in the 6th grade in elementary school I had a teacher who started teaching us Spanish a bit slowly. I've known numbers a long time. Then not very smart, wishing I had stayed with it. I didn't take it in middle or high school, though it was offered. I know others who...
    vvonderwoman vvonderwoman
    41-45, F
    Dec 6, 2012

    Ahhh it's a dream I tell you!

    I'm in my silent period where I can read Spanish pretty well, can understand it reasonably okay but cannot for the life of me read or speak in the language. I have a wealth of people ready to speak but no time due to those pesky exams! I can't wait to start speaking and reach...
    snusnu1995 snusnu1995
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    started out on online Spanish classes two days

    ago and am making good progress just having a lil problem with nouns. honestly Idk translations of most English nouns though I can tell gender and bring it out too in writing. I could really use someone to talk to in Spanish and help me improve my skill as you better yours too...
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2016

    I have been learning Spanish

    for 5 years ever since I started dating my now Puerto rican finance. His mother only speaks Spanish but after 5 years, i don't see the point in trying to learn anymore. what do you guys think should I still try? I can talk to my mother-in-law fine. so should I still try to learn...
    misty0622 misty0622
    22-25, F
    Oct 14, 2015

    I love Spanish and I am super excited about

    learning another language. We even watched a video today in class that talked about how beneficial it is for the brain to be able to speak more than one language. I just have trouble with the subjunctive and memorizing vocabulary... any tips?
    ashleys1997 ashleys1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2016

    My Grandmother

    I am trying to learn Spanish so I can speak to my grandmother. My family is Puerto Rican, and my grandmother does not speak English very well. When we try to speak to each other in English we sometimes do not understand what the other is saying. It is easier for us to speak to...
    Marivela Marivela
    22-25, F
    Sep 18, 2009

    Sí, estoy estudiando español!

    Mi novia habla español y su familia sólo (!) hablan español, y por eso ha estado tratando de estudiar español para hablar con ellos. Ha estado estudiando español hace un año, pero estoy ocupado y no tengo mucho tiempo para estudiar... A pesar de todo, voy a continuar mis...
    Tezh Tezh
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 27, 2016

    Useful (free) Websites

    As a beginner, I have found these websites quite useful for learning Spanish. I use LiveMocha the most, it's free but you have to review submissions by people learning to speak English in order to earn tokens to continue your courses. Native Spanish speakers review your...
    silentobserver08 silentobserver08
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2012

    My Spanish isn't very good,

    so I've been trying to practice every day. My soon to be house Mom doesn't speak very much English either so communicating so far has been very interesting! I try to say most things in Spanish and she tries to speak mostly in English. Anyways, I'm sure she has plenty on me but...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 14, 2015
    BlankitaMami420 BlankitaMami420
    18-21, F
    Dec 17, 2013

    BELLA, como en la piedra fresca del manantial,

    el agua abre un ancho relámpago de espuma, así es la sonrisa en tu rostro, bella. Bella, de finas manos y delgados pies como un caballito de plata, andando, flor del mundo, así te veo, bella. Bella, con un nido de cobre enmarañado en tu cabeza, un nido color...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy
    41-45, M
    Feb 23, 2014

    I'm afraid to say just about anything in

    Spanish especially to those who speak it well.
    MyMindHurts01 MyMindHurts01
    1 Response Aug 27, 2015

    Have you ever fallen in love with a Language?

    ?! I have... I was about 16 yo, when Ricky Martin released his legend "Maria".. and like the rest of the planet earth's population, I was more than enchanted by it.. I bought his next album, and although I knew nothing in Spanish other than the "1..2..3" I was flying in another...
    youaremygift youaremygift
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2015

    I've learnt quite a bit of Spanish now

    and thought it would be good to help out some other people learning the language as it's a beautiful language to learn. To start, it's a lot easier to learn Spanish by listening to Spanish songs. You can remember the lyrics a lot easier as they'll get stuck in your head learning...
    MattyMattyy MattyMattyy
    16-17, M
    Oct 13, 2015

    I have been living in Spain

    for 4 months now and I am working in a hotel Commercial department. I just got a phone call of someone telling me a story, and as soon as she found out that I didn't get something she was like. Pass me to someone who does speak Spanish. So right now I'm like mad at myself for...
    Jordy94 Jordy94
    22-25, M
    Jun 5, 2015

    La noche ira sin prisa de nostalgia Habrá de

    ser un tango nuestra herida Un acordeón sangriento nuestas almas Seremos esta noche todo el di­a Vuelve a mi ámame sin luz En nuestra alcoba azul Donde no hubo sol para nosotros Ciégame Mata mi corazón En nuestra alcoba azul Mi Amor ” Frida Kahlo
    MrSquishy MrSquishy
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 22, 2013

    Anybody using duolingo

    for Spanish?
    nushasi nushasi
    1 Response Jan 10, 2016

    Using an app. Conversational

    for the most part. It's a fun language... So far lol.
    minjaku minjaku
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 20, 2016

    Non es cursi decirle 'Te amo',

    es una confesion heroica. Non es cursi decirle 'Me haces falta' es humildad emocional. Non es cursi decirle 'Te quiero', es saber agradecer el milagro de su existensia. Alejandro Jodorowsky It is not cheesy to say 'I love you', it is an heroic confession. It is not cheesy...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy
    41-45, M
    Feb 5, 2014

    Estoy aprendiendo español.

    Si hay que quieren escribirme, me gustaría mucho. Eso me ayudaría para practicar. :)
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    I come from a all Mexican Spanish speaking

    family, and you would think that I would be bilingal. Sadly I don't know that much of Spanish and learning can be hard on me. I use to blame it on others and part of it was their falt, but as I got older I just lazy about it and now it is ridiculous. I wish I was fluent in...
    mt114 mt114
    22-25, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    I love learning Spanish,

    its something I always wanted to do but idk what to do with it.
    deleted deleted
    Dec 14, 2015
    Rockandrollfan Rockandrollfan
    22-25, F
    Jan 17, 2016

    I started studying Spanish last autumn.

    I take part in course of Spanish at general citizen college. Just for fun and for aid at travelling in Spain.
    MipetKari MipetKari
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2015

    I'm trying to learn Spanish

    but it's kinda hard when I'm my own teacher. I know the basics, and can communicate a little, however my fluency isn't the best and I have no one to practice with. It's challenging but I know it'll be worth while
    ChrissySy ChrissySy
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 16, 2015

    Yo estoy aprendiendo español y quiero una

    persona que pueda hablar conmigo en español y pueda corregir mi gramática. ¿Hay alguien? Estudiaba español en mi escuela por cinco años y necesito alguien para practicar. ¡Gracias!
    redhouse97 redhouse97
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 24, 2015

    Spanish Is a Double-edge Knife

    I was born In Caracas, Venezuela, in the sixties, being my parents an academic pianist (Dad) and a cabaret dancer (Mom). Too close to the States and Cuba to hide from e 24 hs life full of music and people who either spoke Spanish or English as well. Unfortunately , an earthshake...
    sorasonorei sorasonorei
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2008

    I'm in spanish 2 in high school

    and I am at a tennis academy where there are many spanish speakers. I would love to learn spanish so I could understand them
    tbt5 tbt5
    16-17, F
    Dec 29, 2015
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 3, 2015

    Today is a bad day for spanish class.

    .. I have the absolute worst sub, I am in spanish one and she talks like we are in college and yells at us for asking her to clarify words we haven't even learned, let alone have heard.
    CaptnMyah15 CaptnMyah15
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2015

    My Spanish has never really been up to par

    but I'm working on it and lately I've actually been getting better suprisingly
    FireDesire1602 FireDesire1602
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    Primary School?

    I moved out to Spain about a year ago but initially worked in an all English place, now though I have made Spanish friends and have a new job so learning the language has become quite important. I have started taking lessons two days a week…but and it’s a big...
    Leyla Leyla
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2008

    This year, I'm taking my first ever Spanish

    course. The first sentence I have ever said in Spanish class is "Yo tengo quince anos." Translation: "I have fifteen anuses." Please tell me I'm not the only one to have done this.
    Quietec Quietec
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2016

    For Love, I Am Rediscovering A Beautiful Language

    I learned Spanish at school, and I loved it. My teachers were passionate about it and they made us discover the Spanish language in all it's diversity and it's history. I remember the colours of Pablo Neruda's poems, the music of the Cuban song Duerme duerme negrito, the...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 18, 2013
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015
    deleted deleted
    Dec 13, 2015

    I'm learning it online

    and I'm doing weekly sessions hopfully I learn and remember something
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 30, 2015

    Hi! I'm italian and it's very simple

    for me to learn spanish language I think... I have a spanish friend and I love this language.. So romantic and sexy! I'm improving by listening to South American music like bachata or salsa, i think it's just amazing music and lovely lyrics... Bye and good luck with spanish!
    AdorabileVenezia AdorabileVenezia
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 14, 2016
    Alex1610 Alex1610
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    Learning Spanish

    Hola a todos!Estoy aprendiendo español en la universidad.Esto es sólo mi primer semestre, pero me gusta.Estoy aprendiendo español para una carrera y porque me gusta la lengua.Espero hacer amigos nuevos y aprender la lengua.Gracias y buena suerte a todos!
    ItsJustMe888 ItsJustMe888
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2012
    PrincessTokapee1997 PrincessTokapee1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2014

    I take a Spanish class at my school,

    and I say I'm pretty good. Someone say something to me in Spanish,and I'll see if I can guess it without going to Google Translator :P
    PrincessTokapee1997 PrincessTokapee1997
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 10, 2014

    My Method For Learning Spanish... Totally Free!

    I am learning Spanish by a simple total immersion process I've developed for myself. If you have access to Spanish TV and have Internet access then you can do it too. I record Spanish TV ... my telenovela and later I watch it with closed captioning turned on. I use WordReferrence...
    teaser1 teaser1
    4 Responses Jan 27, 2011

    I can teach you spanish at the time we talk

    about whatever you want ;)
    JCRodriguezPJ JCRodriguezPJ
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015
    JCRodriguezPJ JCRodriguezPJ
    18-21, M
    Jul 28, 2015

    Si quieres charlar, estoy aquí ;).

    Necesito más practicando. (Me correcta sí no tengo razón también)
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles
    18-21, F
    May 10, 2014
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