Over the last few weeks, a few people have asked me how I went about learning Spanish as an adult.
A recent guest post on Tim Ferriss’ blog by Gabriel Wyner may be helpful for people that want to learn.
At a high level, the plan I followed was similar:
- Learn spelling and sound.
- Build a foundational vocabulary.
- Learn grammar, abstract vocabulary and patterns.
- Get as much exposure to the language as possible. Identify your trouble spots and work them out through self-study.
Although Wyner’s definition of fluency is a little too loose for my taste, the post is filled with solid insights.