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best program to learn spanish

I'm using this program and rosetta stone. should that be enough for me to learn the basics conversational?

5 years ago

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I'd encourage you to spend time using other resources for speaking/listening skills.

5 years ago

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What do you suggest

5 years ago

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In many ways, Rosetta Stone duplicates what Duolingo does. So, likely you will find that you prefer either Duolingo or Rosetta Stone, and that's fine. Oh, by the way, it appears that most people given the choice between Duolingo and Rosetta Stone choose Duolingo. (I'm definitely partial to Duolingo, and I failed at using Rosetta Stone.)

Many use Duolingo as the core of the foreign language learning and supplement with other sources for spoken language.

Pimsleur is good. Netflix, Hulu, and Youtube are also excellent for exposure to spoken language. Destinos is a free video program available through the internet.

There are lots of options for spoken language. Essentially, find something that you enjoy.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maskins

I have always struggled to find many good quality programs in foreign languages on services such as Netflix. Do you have any suggestions of movies, television shows, or YouTubers that you would recommend?

5 years ago

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I've started watching Masterchef Spain on rtve.es. If that's your cup of tea, I find the show easier to understand than a lot of scripted shows, mostly because the narrator speaks very clearly so that the contestants all understand her. And since it's about cooking, it's great practice for listening to numbers. Plus, you get to become a bit more familiar with Spanish cuisine. You might be able to find similar types of shows for whatever country you're interested in.

If reality shows aren't your thing, there's a bunch more free programming you can stream from the rtve site. You might be able to find something that interests you.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maskins

Thanks!

5 years ago