These days, we’re all pretty excited about all the new ways that are popping up to learn languages online.
And for good reason—who wouldn’t want to become fluent without ever having to change out of their pajamas?
No matter where you’re standing, learning a language can look like a marathon and then some.
If you’re about to start learning a language, you might be asking yourself, “what language should I learn?” and wondering how …
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Learning any language to fluency is a major undertaking, but you’ll find that some languages take …
The true, long-term motivation language learning requires can be hard to come by.
Sure, language learning is fun.
Sometimes it’s less so.
We all have those days creep in when learning a language may seem like more work than …
Where’s the best place to learn a language?
Wherever you want!
Think about it this way: When you learned your native language, you weren’t too picky about your language learning venue. You absorbed all those sounds and words and …
What were you just thinking about?
Can’t remember, huh?
Maybe it was all those late nights in college.
Maybe you have too many important things to keep track of these days.
Whatever the reason, your memory just isn’t …
Learning a new language can take thousands of hours.
It’s a process that can stretch on for months or even years.
Heck, if you aren’t using language learning techniques that work well for you, it’s a process that might never …
?post=4060&action=editIdioms are pretty much the best thing since sliced bread.
But you should only use them once in a blue moon, or people might think you’re not playing with a full deck.
The idioms we use to express …
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English is one of the most difficult languages to learn to read. From word to word, the same sounds in English are often spelled differently, or the same spellings are pronounced differently. Research has shown …
Learning a language is hard work.
No matter how many time-saving tricks and how much language-learning experience you have, learning a language is a commitment.
So you wouldn’t be doing it if you didn’t have a darn good reason.
How did you learn your first language?
Well, you listened to people talking around you, and it just sort of happened.
Your infant brain gobbled all those words and grammatical structures right up before you even knew what language …
No, language learning isn’t just an activity afforded by students, retirees and the independently wealthy.
While getting comfortable in a new language takes a substantial time investment, you could absolutely work language learning into a busy schedule.
Do you like living life on the edge?
Are you a person of extremes?
Do you do everything at 200%?
Then I bet you’re learning two languages at once, aren’t you?
For those of you whose appetites for language …