While reading comprehension is often seen as an “easy” skill when learning Spanish. It can be underestimated in various ways. Students have a tendency to overestimate how well they understand the reading in front of them. When learning a language, reading material is extremely valuable because it provides a model that can be studied and used for many different learning purposes. By passively reading you can implicitly take in how a language puts words together into sentences and sentences into paragraphs. By focusing explicit attention you can learn to more fully comprehend what you read and what you hear, AND learn to do this yourself in writing and speaking. All of the language skills are interconnected and can and should be used to support one another. Use the following approach to train your brain to not only passively absorb the language but go more deeply into the inner-workings to easily understand more and more complex readings in Spanish.
Do the reading, listening, speaking and then writing for each episode in this order.
Pro tip: Count all of your mini successes along the way!
The link takes you to the first episode, follow the same process for each one
Try to make as strong a connection as possible between the way the word looks and the way it sounds Try to read it to yourself the way it sounds
Estudia : “Retrain your brain”