Beginner Spanish/French to advanced in 10 months
Struggling with your Spanish or French? You can make big progress with a language in a short time. I can prove it. I did a Masters in Translation in Protected content had to take an extra credit. The options were Greek, French Law or Norwegian, Greek and the latter from scratch. Greek did not feel right. The French law professor was awful and the Norwegian teacher had great energy. Norwegian with zero knowledge was my choice. In fact, I was told that in 9 to 10 months I would have a good enough level to do a 4,000-word Norwegian to English translation for my thesis. I started Norwegian classes in Sept Protected content by July the following year I translated the World War 2 Wikipedia page from Norwegian to English ( Protected content ). I got the 2nd highest possible grade. A number of weeks later I got hired to translate from Norwegian to English for a translation agency. And less than 12 months before, I knew zero Norwegian.
So why talk about my success in learning Norwegian quickly? Because if you are struggling with learning a language like Spanish or French, I want to show you that there is hope and there is light at the end of the tunnel. Keep moving with it. What is the key? Well there are many factors involved. Your teacher, your method, whether or not Spanish or French is your first foreign language, your stress levels/free time, passion for the language, maybe your character, your location, relationships etc .
I made such big progress with Norwegian because I did 2/3 hours a week with a great teacher, I had time to study, it was not my first foreign language and most importantly, because I studied every day at every spare moment I could. The discipline to study around Protected content a day meant I could get to an advanced level in relatively little time. You can do this too! As an expat, maybe you are surrounded by the language you are trying to learn. I did not have that advantage (I did not study in Norway). And you have another massive advantage that I did not have and that is there are far more language resources online to take advantage of compared to Protected content . One such resource are the Gymglish free Spanish and French courses that my language students (I run an online language academy) have special access to. They use artificial intelligence to adapt to your level (good for everyone except true beginners) and requirements (gardening, general Spanish/French, arts, travel, interviews, accounting, sales, presentations). They are designed to keep you motivated. They are personalized and are a great complement to live, direct classes. They have a 4.8/5 rating on Google Play and most importantly you can try it for free, for a whole month, no credit card or downloading needed. Indeed, if you go to the Gymglish site you will only get 1 week for free. So, there is no risk. And if you don’t want to continue after the free trial then no worries.
Link to start changing your Spanish (Hotel Borbollón) today: Protected content
Link to start changing your French (Frantastique) today: Protected content
So however you choose to move forward with your Spanish or French, good luck with it and keep going.