How much of your second language do you know?
There is a simple, clear standard. And it does not include any tests on grammatical trivia. It was developed by the European Union and is called the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages" . It is used as a way to assess a learner's progress no matter which language you are using. More…
When you learn to Speak the Spanish language it is like learning to Speak Chinese
Ideally acquiring your second language doesn't require wrote memorization of grammar rules and repetitive drills. It only requires effective interaction in the desired language – natural communication – where you are concerned with the message you are understanding and conveying. More…