Journals Essay

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Course: TESL 340 Assignment: 10 journals Introduction Spanish is one of the most-used languages in the world, and it's one that is relatively easy for English speakers to master. Whether you are studying Spanish at school, learning the language on your own or just wanting to pick up enough Spanish to improve yourself for better more importantly why I insist to pick up this language because I’m currently working in a place where surrounds by Spanish people who speak in their language and I wanted to communicated with them in their native language. Sort of I’m picking the language quickly thanks to them by letting me listen to their conversation while they talk between another. Also there is another method am using to learn the Spanish language by learning from a beginner textbook. It is really easy and helpful the book I’m using now. Am hoping during this 10 weeks I will understand the basic, the greeting concepts and other principles that relate to the language. 1 Journal The first week of my journal learning Spanish language wasn’t that hard at all. Most the time I spent learning the Spanish phonics alphabets and their vowels in a website called phonics sound. The pronunciation of the letters were different then the English ones. Furthermore, Spanish alphabet consists of 29 letters and all the vowels make only one comprehensive sound. The Spanish alphabet letters started like this: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, ñ, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z Also, in Spanish, words are spelled just like they sound. In order to take advantage of this simple and nearly perfect system of spelling, one must first know the rules for stress - that is, how to know which syllable is pronounced the loudest. 1. Words ending in a vowel, -n, or -s are stressed on the next to the last (penultimate) syllable; “nada” na – da, “limonada” li -

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