If speaking Spanish or understanding native Spanish speakers is more frustrating for you than rewarding, I have a pretty good idea why. It’s because you have been lied to. I know because I was told the same lie when I was studying Spanish — and buying every learning-Spanish product I could get my hands on in order to improve my Spanish.
Sounds good to you? In fact, does it sound too good to be true? Well, that’s because it isn’t true. It’s a flat-out lie! Unless your idea of speaking Spanish fluently is just knowing enough Spanish to say “Hello. How are you? And I want to order a beer”
If you’ve been receiving my emails for quite a while, then I am sure that you are familiar with my story. And if you are not, please bear with me while I share my story with you. So that you know how I came to the realization that it was all a lie.
Today, I’m a retired attorney (“gracias” to the success that I have had with our Learning Spanish Like Crazy and Verbarrator products.) But I can remember my second job out of law school. I had been at that job for about 3 or 4 years. And I had been trying to learn Spanish on my own for about two years at that time. Struggling to learn Spanish is a better way to put it.
It was a very small store-front law firm located in the Bronx, New York. There was a rapidly growing Latino population in that neighborhood. And my boss wanted to attract more...Read More detail