Language Hacking Spanish

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Language Hacking Spanish

Benny Lewis

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'Benny's new series makes it fun to dare to speak. This could well engage more people with a new language than some of the more traditional language books.' Steve Kaufmann, Lingq
Some people spend years studying Spanish before they finally get around to speaking the language.
But here's a better idea. Skip the years of study and jump right to the speaking part. Sound crazy? No, it's language hacking.
Unlike most traditional language courses that try to teach you the rules of Spanish, #LanguageHacking shows you how to learn and speak Spanish through proven memory techniques, unconventional shortcuts and conversation strategies perfected by one of the world's greatest language learners, Benny Lewis, aka the Irish Polyglot.
Using the language hacks - shortcuts that make learning simple - that Benny mastered while learning his 11 languages and his 'speak from the start' method, you will crack the language code and exponentially increase your language abilities so that you can get fluent faster.
It's not magic. It's not a language gene. It's not something only 'other people' can do. It's about being smart with how you learn, learning what's indispensable, skipping what's not, and using what you've learned to have real conversations in Spanish from day one.
The Method
#LanguageHacking takes a modern approach to language learning, blending the power of online social collaboration with traditional methods. It focuses on the conversations that learners need to master right away, rather than presenting language in order of difficulty like most courses. This means that you can have conversations immediately, not after years of study.
Each of the 10 units culminates with a speaking 'mission' that prepares you to use the language you've learned to talk about yourself. Through the language hacker online learner community, you can share your personalized speaking 'missions' with other learners - getting and giving feedback and extending your learning beyond the pages of the book . You don't need to go abroad to learn a language any more.


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Benny Lewis:
Irish native Benny Lewis speaks over ten languages - all self-taught. In 2003, he spoke only one language: English. After university, he moved to Spain and was soon frustrated that he could not speak Spanish after six months of studying. So he decided to abandon traditional learning approaches and just start speaking - and everything changed. Today Benny is known as The Irish Polyglot and speaks Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Hungarian. He is the author of the bestselling book on language learning, Fluent in 3 months. He also runs the largest language learning blog in the world, www.fluentin3months.com, where he breaks down the language learning process for busy people. Lewis is a full-time 'language hacker', and devotes his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. For the first time, he has applied his methods to helping people learn specific languages in his new Language Hacking series.

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Barry Roode commented on Language Hacking Spanish from Language Hacking Spanish: I'm using the physical book with the audio recordings so no technical problems. The main issue is how tediously boring the content is. I don't know why the author thought that people are learning Spanish in order to talk about how to learn Spanish. 80-90% of the dialogues are about this. A tough slog. Way way too much self branding about the author. I'd like to tear that out of the book it's so irritating. Does he have a cult or something? I wish you'd fix and relaunch the Teach Yourself Spanish App you used to have. it was much better.
Sarah Zygote likes Language Hacking Spanish from Language Hacking Spanish
Sarah Zygote commented on Language Hacking Spanish from Language Hacking Spanish: I want to update that I just tested the first 6 conversations and the audio is working for me. I bring that up since people seem to want to know if the app works or not.
Kate England loves Language Hacking Spanish from Language Hacking Spanish
Kate England likes Language Hacking Spanish from Language Hacking Spanish