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Maintaining Speaking Skills

Hey! For all you sexy multilingual people out there, I was wondering how you keep up your speaking skills in your second or third language when you don't have anyone to keep it up with, and if there ever comes a point when you don't have to keep practicing, lest you forget.

I've been reading a lot of books and watching movies in Spanish since my time in South America last year, but when I don't have Spanish speakers to converse with, I worry I'll forget how to talk and only be able to listen to conversations. Thoughts?

May 5, 2013



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For me, there's no substitute for conversation. Depending on where you live, there could be a Spanish speakers meetup in your area, where you could find friendly people to practice with. I would check www.meetup.com. Good luck!

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