5 Extracurricular Ways You Can Learn Spanish Indoors
Learning a language is an incredible way to become immersed in a culture. Because the Spanish culture is so rich and full of spirit, it’s a fantastic language to discover and one that can be extremely fun, too.
As our Spanish courses are currently taking place online, finding the same drive to maintain your practice, as you would during in-person lessons, may be a little more challenging. However, there are many ways in which you can continue your learning while at home.
From Netflix shows to gripping novels, learning Spanish has never been more thrilling! Take our word for it.
Learn Spanish Through Movies
Movies are a fantastic way to get acquainted with a language. You can broaden your vocabulary and better understand pronunciation, which is great when learning from home.
There are so many great Spanish movies you can find today, too. Gripping, exciting films with plots that will have you wanting to become fluent immediately so that you can join in on the action!
Films like Todo Sobre Mi Madre (All About My Mother) and Diarios di Motocicleta (The Motorcycle Diaries) are well-received movies that can benefit your at-home practice.
Binge Spanish Netflix Shows
Spanish shows have become extremely popular on Netflix, like Casa de Papel (Money Heist) and Narcos. These are both incredibly gripping stories that will bring all the Spanish out of you!
If you search through streaming services, you’ll come across many Spanish tv show options that can become an advantage to you while you learn the language from home. You’ll be surprised how much you pick up as you get into the story and pay attention. Your tutors and classmates will be impressed once you all reunite!
Indulge In Good Spanish Books
If you feel tired of staring at a screen, you can opt to improve your Spanish by reading. Again, you can find interesting stories that will transport you into the Spanish culture and way of life.
You could also look for more fantasy-based plots that will genuinely test your vocabulary. If you go for these types of books, you’ll undoubtedly broaden your range of nouns and verbs in a way that you probably wouldn’t in fiction or drama books.
Learn Spanish Games
When learning a language, having people practise with makes a huge difference, especially if you’re spending a lot of time at home instead of in the classroom. Tempting your family and friends to learn with you will help a lot!
One enjoyable way to do this is by learning some Spanish games. If you can find games that can include a few people, you’ll have some fun while you learn – the best way to make anything memorable.
Cook Spanish Food
Another one of our favourite ways to learn some Spanish is by indulging in their cuisine. The Spanish culture has some of the tastiest food, so cooking it up in your own home would be an entertaining – and delicious – experience.
Cooking Spanish food at home is also an activity that you can do with friends and family. Get the recipe in Spanish to truly test your fluency and make an event of it. You’ll get to practice your Spanish in a fun, immersive way, and there’s a great meal involved too. Everyone wins!
Of course, while Spanish lessons – whether online or in-person – are naturally the absolute best way to learn Spanish no matter your level, these extracurricular past times will keep you sharp! They’re all super fun and bring a level of personability to learning Spanish that sometimes can be hard to find in the classroom – though our lessons are different, of course…
There are many ways you can keep up with your Spanish practising while having to attend online lessons instead of in-person. Though, that doesn’t mean they have to be any less entertaining or interactive.
Take our advice and try out some of these activities. You may be surprised and return to class with a fluency you never thought possible!