General Language Learning Hints
Translating the menu in a foreign restaurant can be a delicious way to learn.
to think in the language you're learning. Challenge yourself to name all the
objects you see as you drive, or to translate your favorite song.
learning a foreign language, don't be afraid to make mistakes! People won't focus
on your small imperfections. In no time, you'll get it right.
Language learning requires regular exposure to the foreign language. Study for at least 15 minutes a day to increase
you are working with a language teacher, keep a list of all your questions as they come to mind.
a vocabulary list of related words, such as parts of the body, modes of transportation, greetings, etc Covering the English
translation, pronounce each word aloud and translate. Youll quickly master the category.
conjugation practice, take one verb and list all its different forms. Then make simple sentences, using each form.
a checkword list of vocabulary words that are difficult to spell.
the culture behind the language you're learning and you'll be better able to appreciate why people say and do things a certain
have a better feel for the language itself, and for the history behind idiomatic expressions, if you study the history of
the people who speak it.
Language learning is more fun when you learn with a friend! Find someone
to practice with regularly.
a foreign pen-pal with whom to practice your new language.
a veritable feast of authentic language, become a patron of foreign films. The
best ones give you insight into the culture as well.
a foreign language publication to absorb a lot of day-to-day language at your own pace.
You'll be multi-lingual and well-informed!
to music in your foreign language. You'll catch the rhythm of the language as well as learn a few choice words from each song!
* Spend time
on language learning sites.