STRATEGIES IN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Better ways for busy professionals to learn a language

Is High Intensity Language Learning A Valid Method?

You might have heard the term High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) linked to fitness regimes in athletes. The training consists of periods of intense physical activity followed by long period of rest. It has been proven scientifically that the athletes get better results in terms of burning...

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Why Is Sentence Mining So Popular?

Memorisation takes an important part in our lives, it’s incredible the number of things we had to learn to get to where we are today. Since de 1800, how our brain commits things to memory have been part of various investigations. For a memory to be, the information goes through three processes...

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The Amazing Truth About Hyperpolyglots

We are aware that a polyglot is someone who knows and can use various languages. If we are motivated enough, we can easily master two, three, or four languages.But can this fall under the rubric of hyperpolyglot? Hyperpolyglots work sometimes as interpreters or translators Definition This...

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Are Women At An Advantage In Language Learning ?

The debate about whether women are better at language learning has been around for a while and it might be justified. Are women better at language learning? Since the 19th century, women from affluent background had a prominent role in language learning and later they started making a living...

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How To Become An Independent Learner

Independent learners must find a systematic way of studying to develop good working practices, if they want to succeed. In such circumstances there is no teacher guiding their path and they need to plan carefully, study periodically (little and often instead of long periods) and set tasks related...

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Why Is It Important To Master Learning Strategies

When deciding to learn a language, our attention should not only focus on acquiring the knowledge of that language, but also on how to learn the language more effectively. For this reason processes and actions must consciously be taken by language learners to help them achieve that goal. These...

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Advantages Of Learning To Learn A Language

Learning a language in a traditional classroom situation is not always available to those wishing to learn. This is when distance teaching comes in place. There are three modalities for this category:- - distance teaching (mimicking the face to face teaching) - teach yourself - and the...

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The Good Language Learner Revisited

Good language learners use effective strategies to advance in mastering a second language; and researchers have tried to identify the nature of the techniques used by successful students. First, let’s find out what is the meaning of learning strategies. “These are one self-examination and...

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Is Success In Language Learning Just For A Few?

It is a fact that most of the people who start learning a language won’t get to the finish line mostly due to unrealistic expectations and a drop in motivation as a result. However, nowadays, students are more willing to communicate in their target language although they are aware of their lack...

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The Importance Of Motivation In Second Language Acquisition

For foreign language learners to succeed, they need to use different learning strategies along the way to help them adapt to the constantly renewing situations they will encounter.There are specific attitudes and reactions to learning a foreign language which researchers have called “affective”....

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