“Listening” is one great way to approach a language. Especially if you want to speak and understand a language. That’s what most learners want to do. But, ever notice how most beginners are awful at speaking & understanding a foreign language? Why? Because they focus mostly on reading. So, why listening? There was an interesting…Read More Listening To Learn Language: The Listen & Read Method
*Huff* *Puff* So here… I am, lifting, breathing hard, pushing and sweating. Man, this stuff isn’t easy… But I’m definitely getting better, I think to myself. Actually, this is a story about me at the gym. We’ll tie it into language learning in a bit! I’ve been at it for a good year or two.…Read More What Will Take You From Language Beginner to Advanced?
This really isn’t a language learning hack. It’s damn good advice. When you start learning a language, any language, one of the first few things you need to do is, not run out and buy yourself a book, but… “Prepare Your Elevator Pitch or Self Introduction” Why is this so important? Because who are you?…Read More Beginner? Start With Your Elevator Pitch or Self-Introduction.
So, there’s this whole idea going around that kids learn language better than adults. You can read more about that here. But how about adults. Surely, with the experience they’ve had in this world… they can learn better, right? Nope! That’s what this article’s all about. Adults try and fail (and by fail i mean…Read More Can Adults Learn Language? Here’s Why Adults FAIL at Languages.
Warning, long article ahead. Maybe a 5 minute read. So let’s cut through the fat. Can you learn language like a child? The quick answer is no. Unless you’re actually a child… that somehow found their way onto the internet… and even more mysteriously, somehow ended up on this site instead of looking at Pokemon…Read More Learning Language Like A Child. Why SOME Of It Works. And What You Can Do.