Most beginning Spanish learners focus on the wrong thing.

Most people struggle to learn a new language because they focus on textbook grammar rules or rote memorization, but Read to Speak Spanish makes original and compelling stories to help you achieve natural and lasting fluency.

When you read for fun in Spanish, your brain gets lots of opportunities to process the language. Since processing comprehensible language is the driving force behind acquisition, you want to have as many chances as possible to do just that. If you want to learn to speak Spanish, you need to get serious about reading Spanish. A lot of Spanish.

Reading Spanish with the intent to understand what the text says mimics the natural way we learned our first language. The beauty of reading for fun in the target language is that it takes the focus off of grammar rules. It turns out we don't need explicit grammar instruction to learn a language, although this is how most language textbooks, courses and software are designed!