6 Fun Spanish immersion activities you should try! (Join your local branch…
6 Fun Spanish immersion activities you should try!
Take a tour in Spanish
Cuidad de BsAs - free tours scheme
Tours in your local city - probably available in Spanish
Download free apps with audio guides/tours on your phone
Read books and articles in Spanish
What to read?
Spanish graphic novels/books
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Topics you're interested in
Children's books? Is this a good idea?
Real materials - content written for native speakers
Blogposts/News reports, etc.
How to read?
Reading is one of the best ways to expand your vocabulary
Seeing words in context gives you a better understanding of sentence structure and how those words should be used.
You can learn a lot of grammar through reading immersion without ever having to spend hours pouring over grammer rules
Join your local branch of the Instituto Cervantes
Cultural activities in Spanish
Meet native speakers & fellow learners
Access to branch library + online resources
Branches in most major cities all over the world
Watch television shows in Spanish
Improves your listening comprehension and helps you to learn real-life vocabulary
Extend your vocabulary to speak about a wide range of topics.
RTVE.es - A la carta
Beginners: Focus on short, simple videos and watch them multiple times. Repeat, repeat, repeat.
Easy Spanish videos on youtube
Intermediate: TV shows or longer videos - repeat scenes and pay carefully attention to new vocabulary
Advanced learners: Full immersion - just watch, enjoy and take it all in.
Language Exchanges with native speakers
Improve your speaking ability
Input & Output: Practice outputting the vocabualry you've been learning
Works in combination with out immersion activities - you can talk about the books you've been reading or the videos you've watched.
social media (jonathan huggins language exchange group)
Write a journal in Spanish
Practice a different skill
Easy to get corrections from a native speaker
Every skill is different.
Even if you read and speak really well, the only way you'll learn to write really well is by writing regularly. You can't just turn it on and off - it requires regular practice.
Link to English writing post