For many language learners (and their teachers) repetition is highly valued, whether it be repeating vocabulary, grammar conjugations, sounds or phrases. This practice is so ingrained in many people’s thinking and practices that they find it hard to see language learning without this practice as a core part of it. There are in fact different kinds of repetition.
No matter what religion you practice I suspect that many people around the world are winding down. It is a good time to relax, recharge and maybe reaffirm or tweak your current goals, or maybe even set new ones. Listen to the jingle below to put you in the right frame of mind! Something light
If you have been trying to work out how it is that some people learn languages so readily whilst the majority end up giving up, you may have come up with some good ideas. The question is of course, are you on the money? Is there maybe a “secret” you may have missed? You may
There are many reasons why it is that some people become successful so readily whilst others struggle and never really achieve the levels of proficiency they were seeking. One reason which comes up time and time again is that the successful ones take on more responsibility for their learning and don’t just do what they
There is an increasing acceptance that emotional intelligence is a key factor which can not only influence the quality of our lives but the chances of success in any area of endeavour. This is possibly even more so in the area of language learning than in many others. The reason for this is because the language we use
How often have we heard the exhortation, or even made it ourselves, “Try harder!” The implication being that rewards come to those who try. Should we not instead heed the words of the immortal guru Yoda, who said, “Do or do not. There is no try.” That advice seemed to resonate with me at so
Languages are best learned when the learning is seen as games. Games are powerful paradigms for learning. Here you will find one example of how learning can be made into a game. Languages Are Efficient You probably know this but may not have given it much thought – languages at their heart are expressions of
Are you in the flow? If you are then, according to Flow Theory, you are working and learning in a state that can be described as a heightened state of being. Maybe it can be said that even The Force is with you in those times! 🙂 If you are in the flow then you
Here is one way to assess your ability to learn languages. Many people talk about the difficulty of the language. A far more important measure is how you are going about learning! Your success has little to do with your innate ability. We already have proved we have that by learning the most difficult language
Does it really matter what I decide to learn next? One of the key issues that many learners overlook or don’t adequately resolve is “What do I work on next?”. This question is more important than you may suppose as what you decide on may set you up for success, or maybe for a much
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