Learning Norwegian and Spanish at Once

Hey guys, I have been learning Norwegian now for 9 months and have a pretty decent vocab but I am starting to actually be able to hear a conversation in a simple form(I've forced myself to listen to Klar Tale podcasts on repeat, and completing most of the Babbel courses).

I will likely be visiting Barcelona in April. I would like to pick up again learning Spanish(I only got two semesters in school) and have forgotten most of it). Do you think this would be a good idea to try two languages at once like this before I have a firm grasp of the first? Not sure how much overlap there is either.

Want to hear your thoughts on how you managed both and if it's worth attempting.

November 7, 2018


I think it should work, they are different enough. It only really becomes an issue if someone is starting two languages at the same time, but you've been studying Norwegian for a while now. Go for it!!!

November 8, 2018

Hi, first I agree with former comments. Just go for it. If you mean to learn with Duolingo then for me it is at least akward to switch the language constantly in the app. Would be nice if Duolingo could be started like it was two apps or if you could switch easily if the interface shows kind of the flags of all languages one is actively learning currently.

Here are some nice links to additional NO learning sources:

I personally enjoyed that one:

Have fun!

Of course all additionally to the learning possibilities of Duolingo :-)

Regards Busy Beaver

November 9, 2018

i'm studying both norwegian and spanish at the same time as well. they aren't very similar, so less of a chance to confuse the languages. i say go for it!

November 7, 2018
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