FAQs

What does “Tim Spricht” mean? It means “Tim speaks” in German.

How did you learn Spanish? I took Spanish at uni for 2 years (2009-2010) and hated it. I found the coursework boring and the teachers uninspiring. On a short holiday in Spain in July 2012, I realised just how little I’d retained. I felt silly, embarrassed, but also very motivated.

I started learning Spanish by teaching myself through resources I found on the internet. That journey was the inspiration for this blog and you can read all about it here.

Okay, but how did you start? 

I always recommend Michel Thomas audiobooks for beginners of European languages. For more on the other apps I used, click here.

Do you learn Chinese because of your family background? Sort of… I recently wrote an article answering this very question which you can get to here.

Last updated: 28 September 2016

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