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Speaking Spanish – Articles & Musings

Q: Does Spanish with Victoria offer Black Friday/Monday/Christmas/New Year discounts?

A: No! My prices are excellent value all year round, and if I offered discounts, this is simply not fair to my regular and loyal students. You can sign up to SPANISH CLUB at any time, or register for YA HABLO ESPANOL knowing you are getting the best price and great value for money.

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Learning Spanish: how level is your table!?

Do you need to level up your Spanish skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing? From my point of view, learning a foreign language is like building a table. A table has four legs; a language has four skills: speaking, listening, writing and reading. When you build a table, you measure each leg the same length. However, with a language [More…]

What do I admire in a Spanish teacher?

Teachers I have known and admired are always welcoming,  accessible, gentle but firm, determined, understanding, easy-going, humorous, and someone who sees mistakes and “stuck moments” as opportunities to improve, move on and grow.

Thus I have created my own method with a strong communicative focus. From my point of view, the first aim of a language is to be spoken and [More…]

Speaking Spanish – finding the right atmosphere to learn

Yesterday I was telling you about one of my blockages in my path of learning foreign languages:  situations that made me feel embarrassed, put off, disappointed, useless, inferior to others…

Today I would like to describe the alternative atmosphere I would like to offer you on your journey to speaking fluent Spanish:

  • In Spanish with Victoria, all my students get the [More…]

Speaking Spanish – Fight the embarrassment – find your motivation

I have been learning languages since I was 10 years old. I have learned English, German and French. I have always loved it, really loved it, but I must admit that I have gone through really embarrassing and putting off situations like:

  • being in a group where most people could speak better than me (or that was only my impression)
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From academic Spanish to real life conversational Spanish

It’s amazing the wealth of resources available online to help us to learn Spanish. And much of it is excellent!  You will be able to find whatever you need to help with grammar, vocabulary, idioms, false friends, the main mistakes in Spanish… to all level of Spanish learners!  Thanks to all the teachers who make all this available to us!

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