Read in Spanish easily and in record time
Why should you start reading in Spanish
Reading in Spanish will help you to connect with one of the most fascinating literatures and learn about many different Spanish Speaking Countries (from Spain to Latin America). Taking the first step toward reading in Spanish doesn't have to be complicated. Strengthening your reading skills can be a lot of fun and can give your Spanish a big boost of motivation.
To start reading in Spanish, you’ll need to put in the effort and the time necessary to apprehend. There is no shortcut when it comes to learning a new language. However, Lingoda can prepare you and guide you through the steps with our unique methodology. Your language learning journey with Lingoda will be unique and efficient. We will be able to offer you classes at any hour of the day, making sure that you’ll not have to miss any for scheduling reasons.
Learn to read and understand Spanish with Lingoda
When you start your language learning journey, reading Spanish may seem like a challenging and intense task. With Lingoda’s online courses you will find that reading in Spanish can be made fun and rewarding. During our online classes, we will integrate reading into all lessons to help you master Spanish texts. The courses provided by Lingoda will offer you class material that has been written in the target language, so you can start practicing your reading skills from the first day. Each lesson includes many additional exercises that can help you practice your reading comprehension.
Reading in Spanish could seem like a daunting task before you start learning the language. However, with the help of our expert native-level teachers, you will be able to overcome all the challenges that come with reading in Spanish. Starting with Spanish literature for beginners, you’ll then get introduced to newspaper articles, magazine extracts, and many other styles of texts.
Sample chapters to practise your reading
Take a peek at the curriculum that our in-house team of Spanish experts have prepared for you. Much of our curriculum includes opportunities for you learn to read Spanish. Here are just a few..
Improve your reading skills as you learn to say where you live and where you come from.
During chapter 1 of our beginner Spanish curriculum, you’ll read extracts of people´s memoirs and biographies to understand more about Spanish-speaking people and cultures. You’ll also learn how to make an introduction formally and informally.
In chapter 2 of our beginner Spanish curriculum, you’ll increase your knowledge on topics that concern hobbies, food, movies, music, and many other things relating to likes and dislikes. You’ll also read simple and casual texts related to these topics.
Practise reading Spanish texts as you learn to give more information about yourself.
During this chapter, you will be able to round off your first Spanish learning experience by being able to read a whole introductory text talking about someone’s life, as well as being able to share various things about your own.
Boost your reading skills as you learn to describe your job and your boss and colleagues.
During this chapter, you’ll learn more challenging vocabulary to increase your Spanish reading skills. Here you’ll learn how to read and speak about topics related to work, including working from home, working from the office, full-time job, part-time job, and much more.
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Frequently asked questions
You will find that the reading comprehension part is integrated into all our courses, and our teachers will provide you with a variety of texts throughout the lessons. At Lingoda, we view reading as a critical part of language learning, and therefore, we start every class with a short text to introduce you to new words and put the lesson’s focus into context. According to many studies, it is said that reading skills transfer from one language to another. During the course, you will be able to read aloud to practice your speaking and listening skills, as well as your pronunciation. You will also be doing a focused reading to understand texts and details in more depth.
Regardless of the language you speak, Spanish is known to be one of the easiest languages to learn, as it has many similarities with plenty of other languages. Of course, you must apply yourself to learn grammar and vocabulary. However, you will find that picking up the language will not be as much of a challenge as you imagine.
Spanish is one of the easiest languages to learn for an English speaker. This does not mean that you will be able to learn the language effortlessly. Just like any other language, you still will need to find your motivation and focus on the learnings. Spanish and English both use the same Latin alphabet, which already adds an advantage to learning the language. This also means that both languages have plenty of common roots, as well as come from the Proto-Indo-European family.
There are some common challenges that students have when learning the Spanish language. First, there is a conjugation overload in the Spanish language. When you learn a verb in Spanish, you will need to learn how to conjugate it by person and number. Another challenge is being able to understand where to place the accent. Unlike the English language, Spanish has intricate rules about syllable stress. Lastly, plenty of students also struggle with rolling their “r.”
What you will be able to read entirely depends on your level. Beginner students will be focusing on easy Spanish texts, such as letters and short dialogues. On the other hand, intermediate students will be reading the more advanced texts such as newsletters and magazine articles. Nonetheless, we do encourage all our students to read additional material outside of the class. You will be able to understand what type of reading material to start reading after you have received the results from your Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) language test.
Every different level covers different topics. In the A1 and A2 levels, you will start reading casual and simple texts to understand how sentence structure works in Spanish. While you read the texts, always make sure to write down any vocabulary you might not know yet or that may be useful in your day-to-day life.
The teachers provided for your online Spanish courses with Lingoda are native-level speakers with plenty of years of teaching experience. We always make sure to provide you with teachers that can support you along your language learning journey from day one, as well as being capable of giving you a top-notch online education. All our teachers went through rigorous training where they had to learn about Lingoda’s methods and standards to fulfill their language learning expectations.
Starting to read in Spanish can be a little bit of a challenge for any beginner. However, there are ways to overcome this challenge. You should start by picking up easy texts, for example, children’s books, and then slowly advance to Spanish literature books which you have previously read in your native language. During the courses provided by Lingoda, you will be able to familiarise yourself with reading since we integrate it in every lesson.
Most of our students learn Spanish faster and better when they use their acquired knowledge in their everyday life. If you make the effort of using the language outside of class, such as reading books, magazines, or newspapers, you will see that your progress will increase.
There are plenty of reasons why you should choose Lingoda for your language learning journey when you want to start reading in Spanish. While learning to read Spanish with Lingoda, you’ll increase your vocabulary knowledge, as well as learn the sentence structures used in Spanish. The online classes offered by Lingoda are all taught by native-speaking teachers that can give you personalized feedback in real-time and help you increase your reading comprehension. All the teachers that are hired by Lingoda are also fully certified and come with years of experience. We make sure to train all of the teachers to learn our methods and standards, to provide you with the best online language learning experience.
Another fantastic reason you should choose Lingoda to start reading in Spanish is that you will be able to find courses in the morning, afternoon, as well as in evening. We want to offer to all of our students the possibility of picking classes 24/7 to remain flexible and put their needs and schedule first.
Have a look at Lingoda’s Spanish Online Courses: Intensive Spanish Courses, Immersive Spanish Courses, Spanish Private 1:1 Courses, Spanish Conversation Courses, Spanish Evening Classes for busy people, Spanish Grammar Courses, Spanish Reading Courses. Our Spanish teachers come from all over Spanish speaking countries, so you’ll learn also to recognize many Spanish accents and varieties!