Tips on Searching for Information on Learning Spanish
There's a lot of information about learning Spanish on the internet. The question always comes up: "How do I find the information I really need?". Read on to learn how to get the search results that come closest to what you're looking for. To say that there's a lot of information on the Internet about Spanish is the understatement of the week. If I do a google search for
Well, first of all, I'm glad you found this site! The goal of this site is to be the most helpful Spanish learning resource -- And hopefully it gets closer to that goal with each passing week. Now I want to give you a few methods for narrowing search result to help you get the best search results and the web sites that come the closed to what you're looking for.
For many searches, especially for crowded searches like learning Spanish, you'll get much better results if you put quotes around common word groups. For example, if you're searching for Spanish lessons with online audio, then do your search like this: "Spanish lessons" "online audio". Here's another search example: "landscaping Spanish" "online audio".
You may or may not know about social bookmarking -- a way to share your favorite web sites, and also see the favorites of others. If you search these sites, you get the advantage of the filtering done by others and get just the popular and high-quality sites.
Aim to be as specific as you can with the words you enter in the search box. Adding more words to a search will usually lower an unwieldy amount of results.
Use the Google site: operator
Google has an operator you can enter along with your search terms that causes the search to be done only on the web site you specify. This comes in handy when you already know the site you're interested in and want to use the power of Google search. For example, site:www.ebay.com "learn spanish" course will give you all the ebay products for learning Spanish.
Searching isn't an exact science. The number of results you get for any search can guide you on how to refine the search. In other words, if you get a learn number of results, that's telling you to add words and/or use quotes. Here's one more example search for you to try: review of "learn Spanish" sites. Today, it's returning a little over 500,000 results -- that's much better than the 76 million we got at the beginning of the article.