Everyone learning Spanish strives to improve their speaking skills. This is the most important indicator of what a person has achieved in a foreign language. Talking practice is what makes people who learn a foreign language difficult.
We can read and listen on our own, but we need a conversation partner to communicate too. Where and how can you find a conversation practice in Spanish?
How to find someone to talk to in Spanish?
- Conversation club. No matter if you have a Speaking-Spanish club in your city or online. The club gathers from 8 to 15 people, the presenter gives the topic for discussion and the opportunity to speak out. It is better to sign up for a club if you already have a pre-intermediate or intermediate level of Spanish and you are able to build up sentences without any problems. If you are begginer, don’t get upset. See the following option.
- Social networks. You can find your interlocutor on social networks by chatting a little, offering him or her Skype communication. You can communicate with foreigners or English-speaking partners on special websites. This can be normal communication and training of everyday phrases or language exchange. Your foreign friend speaks to you in Spanish and explains simple rules or phrases, and you in turn practice English with him or her. The most popular websites are meetup, italki and poliglotclub.
- Communication with friends. If you have friends who are learning or speaking Spanish, that’s good. If you don’t have any, then find them. Make an appointment for a day or maybe two where you will only communicate in .The most important thing is not to switch to your native language. If it is necessary to use gestures or replace the word with its description, but strictly follow the rule of communication in the foreign language.
- Spanish courses. Ready to invest in your own future, then sign up for a Spanish course. Learning with a teacher will be easier and more effective. A Spanish tutor will help you set pronunciation, correct mistakes, practice your grammar and conversational practice. And if you don’t have much time to attend a language course, you can learn Spanish online via Skype.
Texto: Maria Lisafina
Photo: KAROLINA GRABOWSKA