Jan 10, 2010, 8:41 AM
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Re: [mensamia] total Spanish immersion course/ The best answer yet given for "Dreamers"
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Eileen Collard's answer here is absolutely the best yet given to those of us dreaming of learning Spanish in two weeks.
Yes, in a couple of weeks we can learn how to survive in Spanish, but nothing else.
Yes, complete immersion is absolutely the best method.
Yes, practice, practice, practice, practice is the only way to become fluent in Spanish.
Yes, to obtain a reasonable fluency where you can understand and tell jokes, to read poetry, to really understand the soap operas
on TV, to finally unserstand the machine gun fire of Sports reporters will take much, much time.
Yes, it is all worth while if you are going to live here in Mexico. Even if you are here for only a short time.
Yes, the education process is continuting. It never stops.
Yes, it is an interesting process.
Yes, yes, yes. by all means, start.
Yes, you get nowhere without starting.
What more can we say?