UA-130275898-1

STRATEGIES IN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Better ways for busy professionals to learn a language

The Importance Of Vision In Language Learning

Vision is defined in the dictionary, as the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. Stopa,(2009, p1) defines it as a “mental representation that occurs without the need for external sensory input” How can having a vision influence your results when learning a...

READ MORE

How Vision And Visualisations Can Help You Thrive In Uncertain Times

Our world is changing fast right before our eyes, and the solid ground is crumbling under our feet. It is understandable that you feel lost, anxious and unaware what tomorrow will bring. These changes are going at a fast pace and it is hard to keep up with the events happening around us. Although...

READ MORE

The Advantages Of Having International Friendships

Meeting people from other countries opens a door to the world even though it means at times that we must get out of our comfort zone. Having foreign friends can bring a myriad of benefits, but I will only mention the few I consider of great importance. The first and most important reason...

READ MORE

Cornell Note-Taking And Improved Language Learning

As language learners, we are always encouraged to take notes. They allow us to know what we’re studying and help when planning revisions. Furthermore, there are scientific reasons why note-taking plays an important role in the learning process. Note-taking improves comprehension of what...

READ MORE

Benefits Of Mobile Apps In Language Learning

Technology is readily available, and it is reported that 90% of people in developed countries possess a mobile phone. It is therefore understandable why there are so many emerging mobile language Apps in the market. This industry has a massive impact on online and distance learning,...

READ MORE

How To Improve Your English-Speaking Skills

You have a scheduled presentation in English at work, it’s a month away, and you would like to polish your speaking skills. You would love to be more at ease with the language, improve your pronunciation and be sure that everybody understands you perfectly. What if I told you that there is...

READ MORE

Why Do Some People Find English So Difficult To Pronounce?

English learners who have reached a high level of grammar and understanding of the language, still find pronunciation of certain words quite difficult and they still struggle with intonation. In this article I will show you why. The written and spoken forms are different In English...

READ MORE

Is Your Accent Preventing You From Getting The Perfect Job?

In the past, your accent could give away a lot about you: your social status, were you’re from, your education. An accent can be regional, national or foreign, for example an Indian person speaking English. Nowadays, people adopt a more relaxed attitude and accept different accents because they...

READ MORE

Is Eliminating Your Accent Really Possible?

During my time as a coach, I have had people complaining about their strong foreign accent when speaking English and they manifested that they want to get rid of it. Is that at all possible? First, what is accent? Accent is defined in the dictionary as a distinctive way of pronouncing...

READ MORE

Why Learning A New Language Should Be Your Priority In The New Year

This is the right time to start afresh. We’re already in mid-January and you’re still pump up with the hype of a new year. I hope you’re keeping up with all the resolutions you’ve written down in your yearly list of things to accomplish, and maybe learning a new language is one of them. I...

READ MORE