It is often very tempting to simply look for the shinny new things. To assume that what come before is well understood and not worth another look.
But in this episode of the Real Fast Spanish Tips podcast we will pause to reflect. The podcast has been going now for about three months. There has been a lot of discussion about conversation hacking with plenty of Spanish tips and tricks, so in this episode we take a quick look back at what we have already covered.
I also ask you this question:
How well do you know all of the topics covered so far in the Real Fast Spanish Tips podcast?
In the podcast I mention episode number five, your first 10 spanish words, and ask whether you know the six verbs mentioned in this episode backwards.
If you don’t know these words backwards go back and have another listen to that episode. Have a look at the conjugations for these verbs. Do you know them in the first person, second person, third person etc.? Can you conjugate them in past, present and future. If not, it is worth taking another look.
It is much better to know 100 words very well than 1000 words poorly. It much better to know 10 words really well than 100 words poorly. This is what conversation hacking is all about – knowing the most useful words and knowing them well.
If you don’t already have one, a process for revision and repetition is an incredibly useful tool. My friend who speaks 5 different languages attributes the discipline of repetition as being one of the most critical to his success.
So if you haven’t already, this episode is about looking at your Spanish routine and seeing where you can put in a regular spot for revision and repetition. It could be one of the best habits you use to boost you Spanish skills quickly.
The quote from this episode:
“Repetition is the mother of all skill.” – Tony Robbins
How do you implement repetition into your routine?