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Spanish and English

There are a lot of Spanish words that are similar to English words which makes learning Spanish easier!

June 19, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chilotin

Around 50% of English vocabulary has Romance origin, mostly Old French but also Neo-Latin and Italian and a few Spanish words. Spanish also has French, Neo-Latin, Italian and English words. Then, it is easier than it could be expected :)

June 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WitlessBittern

It definitely ads something to the experience, hunting for the similarities. There's the obvious ones (car/carro, route/ruta, etc.), but as you continue to study you will find more and more subtle connections. 'Viajar' for 'travel' sounds like 'voyage.' 'Encontrar' for 'find' sounds like 'encounter.'

June 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/XRaptorr

Of course! In my opinion, Spanish is very easy to learn after English :)

June 19, 2018
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