The best way to learn spanish if you aren’t able to live in the country is to connect it to your everyday life and enjoy the process of learning, the trick is to have something to inspire you.
Tip No. 1 Change the display language on your mobile and computer to Spanish.
Tip No. 2 Studying daily, write down on flashcards a list of ‘must know’ phrases that will get you through basic conversations, like “Como estas”(how are you), “disculpe”, (excuse me), ” De donde eres (where are you from?)”Por favor podria…”(please could You…, “no entiendo” (I don’t understand), “lo siento” (sorry) and “Como te llamas (What’s your name)…
Tip No. 3 When you don’t understand a word or phrase use a language dictionary or online resources to translate, a good way to understand the meaning and remember a word it’s trough useful examples.
Tip No. 4 Listen attentively that you are able to grasp every word by watching movies, shows and videos with subtitles, listen your favourites Latin and Spanish artists, get your news from Spanish-language magazines, newspapers and websites; check out podcasts and youtube videos on topics that you are interest in.
Tip No. 5 Pronunciation is a very important part of communicate effectively, you will need clear, for this you need to know exactly how sound every letter in the alphabet it helps to have a spanish Tutor who correct you.
Tip No. 6 Once you are able to hold a basic conversation spend time with native speakers, if you don’t have any Spanish speaker friends find a Spanish-speaking meetup group so that you can pursue your hobbies in Spanish. Let’s says a salsa or tango lessons.
And don’t forget the learning process is a rewarding experience;).