At the beginning of the year, one of the most common resolutions people make is to learn a language. But, how to achieve a good level in the language in just one year?
Even though it seems a short period of time, a year is enough to learn a language and to communicate in the country where the language is spoken.
So if you want to learn French this year, here are my tips so that, at the end of the year, you spend the holidays in Paris speaking French.
Start with the basics
To know a new language can be scary, so the best way to get started is through an amusing and easy course. Duolingo is the most successful app in the area of language learning and there is a reason for that. It’s free, easy to use, fun and has constant updates to keep you engaged. Continue reading
What did people read here in 2016? Check it here!
10. Review of Pimsleur German – I, II & III
I was very excited to do this review, Pimsleur is a very interesting course, people love it or hate it, no middle term here.
9. Why learning a foreign language can change your life
This is a guest post from Lucia Leite, about the most interesting aspects of learning a language.
8. Duolingo Review
An old review about the most famous language app!
After a long time without publishing a post, here is one with the best articles on November and December about languages!
Having Language Difficulties? It’s Time to Believe in Yourself – TheLinguist
What is the real difficulty people have with language learning? Learning a language is not an easy task, but it is far from impossible, but most of us fail to learn one. Steve’s thesis is that the reason behind is motivation, or rather, the lack of motivation that comes from the belief that learning a language is something very difficult.
The Best Way to Learn Another Language? From Interesting Content – TheLinguist
I believe that it is easier to learn a language with a material that is adapted to our own needs and goals. Steve Kaufmann believes in that too and here he gives 10 reasons why we should learn a language from contents that are interesting for us.
How to expand your vocabulary – Lingholic
A simple post, with a few tips on how to learn vocabulary effectively.
Discovery: to learn a foreign language thanks to hypnosis or online courses – FranceTVInfo.fr
[Article in French] – An interesting news report with two journalists. One tries to learn Japanese with hypnosis, the other tries to learn Russian with an online app. See the result after 20 hours of “study”. Continue reading