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STRATEGIES IN LANGUAGE LEARNING

Better ways for busy professionals to learn a language

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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Children's Books: An Effective Way To Learn A Language

I’m sure you’ve heard quite a lot the affirmation “learn like a child” and at times I wonder what does it really entail? Children tend to use their imagination much more than adults, and they are more creative, no doubt. May be that’s why children’s books take advantage of these...

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The Benefits Of Courage In Language Learning

Any new endeavour requires a certain amount of courage to help us achieve it, and learning a new language is not the exception. You must “learn how to face uncertainty by relying on [Your] inner strengths and abilities”. You might be puzzled right now and wonder if you read right. Yes, let...

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What Is The Best Timeframe For Language Learning ?

Scientists have proved in various research that the brain’s learning capacity diminishes over time and they documented how much easier it is for children to learn a second language compared to an adult. Children remain skilled at learning a new language up to the age of 17-18 They all talked...

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