Do you know that you can read some easy Spanish, even if you never had a Spanish lesson!
Because so many Spanish words resemble English words, you will be able to get the gist of some Spanish writing just by reading the Spanish words that resemble English words.
These passages are called Easy Spanish because the Spanish words that resemble English words here are in capital letters to make reading this Spanish easier for you.
Simply skim through these excerpts reading only the Spanish words in capital letters that resemble English words, and this should enable you to understand the main ideas.
This is similar to something you may have done while reading English, skimming through any written article, not reading every word, but instead picking out only the main ideas.
The larger your English vocabulary is, the more foreign words you will recognize as being related to English.
The Spanish words may not mean exactly the same thing as the English words they resemble, but they usually mean something similar.
You will understand the meanings of many main words that resemble English, so you might be able to figure out the meanings of some of the other Spanish words.
Few people ever attempt to read a foreign language unless they have studied it, but the truth is that the many words similar to English will enable you to read some in these foreign languages if you try.
Read Spanish When You Travel
These Spanish passages demonstrate that the many words in Spanish similar to English will enable you to attempt to read some of the Spanish writing you will encounter on a visit to Spain, Mexico, or any other Spanish-speaking country in Latin America.
So when you see Spanish in print, you can skim through it looking for words you recognize as related to English.
When you travel, recognizing even a few words related to English can be of help to you in foreign countries.
Seeing words similar to English in Spanish will enable you to begin to read some Spanish.
You can try to read Spanish at your own pace, unlike being forced to keep up when trying to listen to a foreigner speak Spanish.
Since so many Spanish words resemble English, it makes sense to take advantage of your entire lifetime of experience with the English words that resemble Spanish words.
Although many Spaniards and Latin Americans can speak English, some still cannot speak English. For tourists, learning to read some Spanish words is a crucial ability to develop because it permits tourists to get by even though they are unable to speak Spanish, nor able to understand what Spanish people might say to them in Spanish.
Learning a foreign language is never EASY.
But some foreign languages are EASIER than others.
Spanish, with many words like English, is one of the EASIEST.