What is the easiest way to learn Spanish
I teach languages in Europe and I am often asked what is the easiest way to learn any language. What is the best method ad what works the best. To learn the Spanish language it is not much different then any other language you are studying.
Method 1: learn Spanish with flashcards
This is the easiest and fastest way to start speaking Spanish. It may not seem like rocket science but to study and speak Spanish you need words. You need to create many word lists and language flashcards. You need to learn a few thousand words in a few weeks.
Use real Spanish flashcards. Not computer flashcards, but real physical flashcards. Make a list of words, even on the back of a decks of cards and learn them. You need to drill 1000s of words especially verbs to speak a language well.
Method 2: learning Spanish with music
Listen to Spanish songs on your mp3 or everywhere you go and at night translate the lyrics. Much of the music will not make sense at first as a lot of the Spanish music you hear is metaphorical. However, listening to the rhythm will help you absorb the language.
Method 3: Use your computer to study Spanish
Use my site like other sites to learn Spanish online. You do not need to spend a lot of money on Rosetta Stone Spanish as it is nothing special. Learn by hard work and practice.
The easiest way to learn Spanish is method 1 that is Spanish flashcards. Do not even consider going to class or school, even in Spain for immersion until you learn a few hundred verbs and a few thousand words very well.