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STRATEGIES IN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Better ways for busy professionals to learn a language

The 5 Most Popular Articles Of 2019

Every year in December I review which articles were more popular with my readers, and this year would not be the exception. In fifth place is Is it True That Babies Possess A Linguistic Advantage?. The world’s nations are becoming more inclusive and we encounter more marriages...

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The Benefits Of Taking A Language Learning Break

The holiday season has begun, and it is the time where everyone is thinking about the office parties, putting up the Christmas decorations, buying presents and soon schools, colleges and universities will be closed for the festivities. Even the people who prefer self-study have other priorities...

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The Importance Of Mindset In Language Learning

Every language learner’s dream is to familiarise oneself with the foreign language he/she is studying and conquer mastery at some point. But on the other hand, there seem to be a little internal voice in some trying to convince them that this is an impossible dream. It has been proven...

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7 Ways To Quickly Pick Up A Foreign Language

Sometimes we need to learn the basics of a foreign language as fast as we possibly can, because of a business trip, career opportunity or other travel plans. We start to panic and wondering how on earth are we going to pull this one on. I can assure you that it can be done. In a business...

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How To Face The Challenges Of The Intermediate Level (Part 2)

The intermediate language level usually fills learners with a sense of accomplishment. They have come a long way and they can use the language for communication. On the other hand, they must face challenges that give them the impression of being stuck for ever at this level, and the promised land...

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How To Improve Beyond The Intermediate Level (Part 1)

Congratulations. You’ve reached the intermediate level in language learning. You have been at this level for a few months and feel that you are not making any progress. You are still investing the same time and energy, but your return on investment looks like it’s dwindling. Welcome my friend...

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How To Improve Beyond The Beginner Level

Everyone who starts learning a new language see oneself conversing effortlessly with the natives and reading the most complex books. Although attainable, these pictures are some way apart from where you are now, just a beginner. It is important to set short and mid-term goals initially. ...

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The Importance Of Confidence In Language Learning

When speaking a language, even the most enthusiastic people lack confidence; especially when they are asked to use this new language as a means of communication. It has been proven that most of the time this lack of confidence is not due to absence of knowledge of the language but rather because...

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10 Practical Tips For Effective Language Learning

Everyone learning a language has ‘the dream’ of fluency. However, most of the time, learners are not fully equipped for reaching this goal. They often have unrealistic expectations and assume that after a three-month course they will get what they want. Unfortunately, this is not the...

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Benefits Of Living In A Multicultural Setting

Migration is a worldwide phenomenon. People leave in a “melting pot” with different socio-economic background, education and languages spoken. It is common nowadays to see children being raised in a multilingual home where the languages are different from the ones spoken in the wider...

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