Use These 5 Tricks to Get By in a Foreign Language

Do you sit at your computer, dreaming of a new life abroad? Don’t be intimidated if your little spot of heaven is in a country where you don’t speak the language. When I moved overseas to Ecuador, I hadn’t studied Spanish since university—over 20 years before. My knowledge consisted of a dim memory on how to conjugate verb endings.

Why Ecuador?

For a Lifestyle That Would Cost You $5,000 a Month in Nebraska…or $9,000 a month in New York…You'll Pay $1,700 (or Less) in Ecuador. But that's not the best reason to come. It's true…the cost living in Ecuador of is a fraction of what we paid back in Omaha, Nebraska. But that's not really what drew us to Ecuador.