It is normal to be busy always but this won’t be an excuse if you want to learn Spanish. People looking to learn Spanish are often in a very good position. Being a widely-spoken language with plenty of students, there are a slew of materials available on the topic. While we do recommend a bigger time commitment for learning a second vernacular, Spanish happens to be one of those foreign languages that you can pick up parts of even with a less-than-ideal time investment.
Spanish, as a culture, has really made its way up into the American mainstream. Its presence is heavily felt in many English-based magazines, books, songs and movies, where you’ll find bits and pieces of the language employed for a variety of purposes. If you pay attention to the media you consume, you might be able to pick up a small stock of Spanish vocabulary just from that alone.
This widespread growth of Spanish has also translated into learning resources. Many of the most sophisticated software language learning courses right now are aimed directly at Spanish learners, along with a whole range of secondary materials, such as books, flash cards and audio recordings.
If you’re a busy person daunted at the prospect of learning Spanish, don’t be. Try doing a quick online search for the experiences of language learners. Chances are, you will be surprised at the number of people who were able to squeeze it in, even with limited time commitments. Their experiences could be your experiences.