This Writer’s Way to Learn Spanish

When my daughter’s friend from Barcelona, Spain visited this past spring, I decided it was time to check off an item on my bucket list. Learning Spanish topped the list. As a translator, this young man knows four languages: English, Dutch, Spanish, and Catalan. I find that absolutely amazing.

For his next visit to the U.S., I wanted to learn a few words and phrases hoping to make him feel welcome. Well, he offered to help. He rewrote an excerpt of Chemical Attraction from English to Spanish and then he recorded it. Wow!

Since I know my story and characters better than anyone, I found the translation and exciting tutorial incredibly helpful. Hearing Joe, Madeline, and Sylvia come to life in Spanish was a bit surreal, too. I made this video. Follow along and enjoy.

Gracias, Kevin Nasarre Krols!

 

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “This Writer’s Way to Learn Spanish

  1. Well, You wrote: as a translator, this young man knows four languages: English, Dutch, Spanish, and Catalan. I find that absolutely amazing.

    We who live in Finland, we have to know many languages, so this normal. For example, my posts are in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. I learnt Portuguese about three years ago. I know also German and Swedish, but I am not able to make my posts in them. My mother tongue is Finnish. My wife knows also Russian.

    Have a great day!

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