6 Ways Of Learning A New Language

Many people are interested in learning a new language or improving their language skills.

It looks incredibly hard to learn a totally different language, without any connection to your mother tongue. If you want to make your learning process much easier, follow the next simple rules:

1. Find The Best Teacher Or The Best School

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People are the key of each service. Make sure that your teacher cumulates two qualities: he/she is a linguist and a native speaker of the language you learn. These two criteria will help you learn faster and easier.

2. Make Sure That Your Teacher Uses The Best Teaching Methods

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If your teacher has audio and video materials, good grammatical explanations, good interaction with the student and role playing, it means that you are in the right place. Just follow his/her class, and you will be able to speak in a short period of time!

3. Make Sure That You Are Using The Best Manual On The Market

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Finding the best manual can be difficult. When you choose a manual, make sure that it meets all the criteria: an attractive way of presenting information, coherency, consistency and good explanations.

4. Be Courageous: Speak!

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When you visit the country whose language you are learning, don't be fearful. Speak with the native speakers and find new friends! You can have huge surprises: native speakers can be very friendly and they usually pay more attention to a foreigner. They might want to help you improve your language skills!

5. Don't Have The Impression That Buying A Language Course Is Like Buying A TV!

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It's really not the same thing. When you buy a language class you have to work hard. Be prepared for that. It's impossible to learn a new language just in the classroom. You need some time for preparing your homework or reviewing the course materials.

6. Listen To The Radio Or Watch TV Every Day!

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News on radio or television in a new language can help a lot. Even if you don't understand all the words, you will get used to the accent and the pace of a native speaker. Do not underestimate mass media when you are learning a new language!

ByMona Pologea

Dr. Mona Moldoveanu Pologea is a linguist, an entrepreneur, a teacher and a writer. She is the founder of ROLANG School, the only school in Romania that specializes in teaching Romanian language to foreigners. She lives in Bucharest with her husband and she is passionate about linguistics, management, theater, skiing, music.

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