Greetings and farewells are among the most common words one first tries to learn in a new language. When you want to say “goodbye” in Spanish, the formal way to say so is “adiós”, which likely sounds very familiar to you.
As with all languages, the more you practice, the more natural the various words and expressions start to feel. Rosetta Stone's Dynamic Immersion® methodology teaches you the language, beyond the words. We prepare you to use your new language in your everyday life which is the most effective way of learning. It’s not just about the features, but what you’re able to do because of them. This enables you to handle situations in Spanish with confidence.
Learning Spanish is a popular undertaking for those looking to broaden their professional and personal opportunities. It is truly a valuable asset. Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world and has more than 400 million speakers . There are more than 40 million Spanish speakers in the United States alone, making it the second most widely spoken language in the US.
As you begin your language journey, there are some basic building blocks that are a great place to start, such as essential words and phrases. In addition to greetings and salutations, the who, what, when, where, why, yes, no, and please are among the most popular. Mastering these basics can put you on the path to having everyday conversations in Spanish. Here’s a taste of some basic words and phrases:
To make sure you are using correct pronunciation, you’ll want immediate feedback on your efforts to make the necessary corrections. Rosetta Stone helps you make those adjustments with our TruAccent™ speech-recognition engine. TruAccent compares your voice in real-time to native speakers. This gives you the feedback you need for the most accurate pronunciation. TruAccent is a powerful tool for helping you learn and speak the Spanish language.
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