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Spanish and portuguese

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Is studying spanish and portuguese at the same time an horrible idea? I've been told that there is super high chance of getting confused!

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Macjory
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I'm doing mine sequentially: Spanish first, now Portuguese. Like Trisha1961 says, it's easier than you might think to keep the two languages separate, almost like different parts of the brain are responsible for each language. Occasionally I will write a Spanish word when I meant to write a Portuguese one, but that doesn't happen too often.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Far_1
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They are very similar but i've had very little to no confusion... so far. There's also big parts of both languages that are very different. On the flipside because their similar by learning one, you're learning a good amount in the other. I think they compliment each other nicely. Don't let confusion here and there prevent you from learning languages you want to learn. Buena suerte (good luck en español) boa sorte (good luck in português)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Micaiahsmom

I wouldnt know. but i think you might want to learn one at a time

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Taloua
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No they are almost similar Just like me

Just go ahead it's Okay

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Trisha1961
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I'm learning those, among a few other languages, and it's strange, but you don't tend to get confused. Can't work out why, but the brain just seems to understand particular words for that language. Not at the fluent stage though, so it may be different later.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Far_1
Far_1
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Same here, feels like my brain knows when it's in português mode and español mode. Don't want to jinx myself knock on wood

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AaronTupaz
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It can help to change your personality a bit for each language you learn. Think of someone you idolize who speaks that language and pretend to be that person. Copy their attitude and accent each time you practice.

3 years ago