The study of a foreign language involves more than memorizing. You have many skills to master at the same time: speaking, pronouncing, reading, listening and writing. What I’ve found in both Teaching Spanish and English is that writing is the toughest of all abilities to master.
Even my most advanced students who can express themselves well orally, using correct grammar and a rich vocabulary when it comes to writing they make many more mistakes.
Once you are an advanced student, it gets trickier. Because we all acquire our own little bad habits. We must make an effort to pursue perfection.
In addition, each language communicates in writing differently. In Spanish, we tend to beat around the bush a bit more whereas English goes straight to the point.
That’s why I highly recommend Delfīn Carbonell‘s Escribir y comunicar en Inglés. Not only for advanced students but for anyone who wants to write effectively and well. Whether it’s an essay, an e-mail, or text message.
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