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Learning the Spanish language (for non-native speakers)

This is a poll to learn how people have learnt Spanish and what is considered the best/most effective way.
Do you speak Spanish?
Yes
No
Can you write fluently in Spanish?
Yes
No
At what age did you start to learn Spanish?
Under 5
5-10
10-18
19-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
Over 55
Please select the method(s) you used to learn Spanish.
Highschool/college course.
Adult learning course.
Book
Audio CD/Cassette
Living in Spanish-speaking country.
Spanish-speaking friend/partner.
Why did you learn Spanish?
Fun
Business/career
Relationship
Holiday/Vacation
Moving country
Compulsory school/college
How easy did you find it to learn Spanish?
Very easy
Easy
Neither easy nor difficult
Difficult
Very difficult
Did you find it necessary to have a teacher to learn the language?
Yes
No
If you used books or audio CDs/cassettes to learn Spanish, did you find you needed some familiarity with the language beforehand to effectively learn from them (despite the fact that some are designed for beginners)?
Yes
No
How much did you study?
Daily
A few times a week
Once a week
A few times a month
Once a month
Once every few months
Less
How long did it take you to get a basic proficiency in speaking and writing Spanish?
A few weeks
A month
A few months
4-11 months
A year
Two years
Three years
Four years
Five years +
This poll was created on 2008-04-13 17:19:45 by Sally H