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5 Ways To Learn a New Language
Languages open doors! If you learn a new language, it will lead you to a new career, better economic prospects, more opportunities to improve your life spiritually and socially. You will be able to enjoy cinematic and literature masterpieces in the original. You’ll find new friends and travel more confidently. You will stand out among others during your next interview, because learning a language gives you an edge, as a bilingual speaker.
It’s not enough to study books and do grammar exercises. You must surround yourself with the language and turn it into a habit. The more you see it, the faster you learn it. Analyze your everyday routine to see what you can do, for example:
- read the news, books, comics in a foreign language
- watch your favorite TV series in the language you’re learning with subtitles
- find friends on the Internet (icq, forums, social networks), etc.
With the online language school Lingvistov.com you can study English, Russian, Japanese, Spanish, and French via Skype! Lingvistov.com has created this infographic with “5 Unorthodox Ways to Learn a Language”. It gives you tips on how make learning a language even more effective!
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5 Unorthodox Ways to Learn a Language
- Speak to Yourself
Who cares what people think? Imagine situations, build dialogues with yourself, and make speeches. Out loud.
- Find a Pen Friend
Find friends who speak the language you are learning on websites like deviantart.com, forums, and social networks.
- Write Stories or Keep a Journal
Write stories, keep a journal, or set up your online blog (such as wordpress.com). Thus you’ll use new words and practice grammar.
- Change Language on Your Phone
Surround yourself with the language you’re learning. Set it as a default one on your devices and social networks.
- Talk to Siri
Siri will help you develop your listening and speaking skills and won’t laugh at you if you make a mistake.