“Let’s Go” is a common phrase in English which is formally used to express the desire to depart. Informally, and common among teenagers today, it is used as a term to express excitement.
In Spanish, both vamos and vámonos are used for the expression of departure. Both may be used alone or as part of a larger sentence. When vamos is used, there will typically be an “a” following it to indicate the destination, but this is not usually the case with vámonos. Here is an example of how each are used:
As with any language, the more you practice, the more natural the various words and expressions start to feel. At Rosetta Stone we use a Dynamic Immersion® methodology that teaches you the language, beyond the words. You will be prepared to use your new language in 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 will enable you to handle situations in Spanish with confidence.
Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the United States and the world, and has more than 400 million speakers . This makes learning Spanish a very valuable and popular endeavor for both personal and professional reasons.
At the onset of your language journey, you’ll want to start with learning the pronunciation of some basic building blocks, such as essential words and phrases. Greetings and salutations, along with the “who, what, when, where, why,” are among the most popular. Mastering the pronunciation of these will put you on the path to having everyday conversations in Spanish. Here’s a quick glance at some basic words and phrases:
As pronunciation is key to learning a new language, you’ll want immediate feedback on your efforts so you are able to make the necessary corrections. At Rosetta Stone, we will help you make those necessary adjustments with our TruAccent™ speech-recognition engine. TruAccent compares your voice in real-time to native speakers, giving you the feedback you need to fine tune your accent for the most accurate pronunciation. TruAccent is a powerful tool for helping you learn and speak the Spanish language.
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Download a unit and knock it out on the train or a flight. Select a 5-10 minute lesson and sneak it in while you wait in line or for your ride to show up. And explore dynamic features, like Seek and Speak, where you can point at an object in the real world and get a translation .
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