Learning is a big undertaking, it however gets easier if you know what works for you. Think about things you learned in Spanish classes in previous years. If you learned them, you must be able to recall them today. What kind of things did you do to learn those words, topics, or facts? Also, think of how you study for an exam. Does it work?
Write a paragraph (in English) talking about the activities and strategies that help you learn best.
You probably have heard from your teachers and other adults that being multilingual has advantages. I want you to do a search on internet about the benefits of being bilingual or multilingual. Read through at least a couple of serious, reliable websites; think about your life and your plans for the future and then write at least 5 benefits to being bilingual or multilingual. Make sure you are eloquent and relevant in what you write. Remember that this is not a copy/paste exercise but rather a reflection on how languages can affect your life.
Muchos estudiantes solo toman Español porque los padres les dijeron. Piensa en tu futuro, ¿que quieres hacer con tu vida? Encuentra una buena razon para estudiar español. Escribela.
Many students only take language because their parents told them to do so. Think of your future, what you want to do with your life and find a good reason for learning Spanish. Write your reason.
We have started to learn about the Incas, this great culture that left remarkable traces of their time and accomplishments. As you are learning about them, I want you to think of what you know about the Native Americans that populated (some still live) this country before the arrival of the English settlers. Write two interesting facts about these groups and tribes.
You have been studying Spanish for a while, and hopefully by now you realize how important it is to have a second language. But... have you ever been in a situation where you have used it in real life? have you ever felt like it is a good thing you are learning it? write about your personal experience.
I created this space to give a new option for my students to ask and get answers about language, culture and anything else we can relate to the hispanic world