283. Learning Spanish

Learning another language is a difficult task, but impossible. Andrew knew the challenge that lied ahead, was determined to achieve his goal of learning . Andrew wanted to learn Spanish because his girlfriend's was from Guatemala. Andrew had already learned some words. Yes in Spanish was si, no was , and thank you was gracias. It was just matter of time before he became fluent and talking to his girlfriend's relatives.

Andrew had been lessons from his next door neighbor Jose. Jose fluent in both Spanish and English. He was in Mexico, and immigrated to the United States the age of ten. Jose was happy to Andrew Spanish. Andrew insisted on paying Jose for lessons, even though Jose had offered to do for free. After a few months, Andrew was to communicate well enough to hold a simple . Andrew decided to test his Spanish by introducing in Spanish to his girlfriend.

"Hola, mi nombre Andrew," Andrew said with a smile on his . He had said in perfect Spanish, "Hello, my is Andrew". His girlfriend was impressed at his as they shared a conversation about the weather. 's lessons had paid off.

Andrew realized that if wished to keep progressing in learning Spanish, the thing to do was to enroll in a course at the community college. That's exactly what did the following day. Andrew asked some of friends if they would like to learn Spanish him at the community college. "No, thank you," of them said. Andrew's friends thought it would too hard to learn Spanish. Little did his know, Spanish wasn't that hard to learn. Andrew learned this firsthand.





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