Unfortunately, Babbel Korean is not yet available to those of us trying to learn to speak Korean. Fortunately, there are some fantastic alternatives for courses and apps which I'll share in just a moment.
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- Over the last few years as I've made my yearly language missions, I've noticed that I tend to break up my year into four seasons of langauge learning.
- I'm going to talk about things you need to stop doing in order to achieve fluency in another language.
- Today I’m going to educate you on kiwi slang. Maybe you’re coming to New Zealand for a trip and want to understand how kiwis speak - well, here is a guide.
- Unfortunately, Babbel Arabic is not yet available to those of us trying to learn to speak Arabic. Fortunately, there are some fantastic alternatives for courses and apps which I'll share in just a moment.
- If there's one lesson I've learned in the past year, it's that our hardships give us strength. The tough times make the less tough times easier.
- So often, the best advice is also the most frustrating. Sometimes the you can't learn something new unless you first un-learn something you already know.
- It wasn't meant to be. So what? That's no reason not to do it. And it certainly doesn't excuse anyone giving up.
- When learning a language, the worst thing you can do is give yourself too much time. Every day that you do not have a task is an opportunity for Parkinson's Law to operate.
- The word fluency literally means fluid, or flowing. It means you're able to comfortably use a language without long, painful pauses while you try to think of a word.
- Want to speak a language fluently? Put in the repetition that a fluent speaker puts in. Want to speak like a native? Put in the repetition that a native has put in.
- Our bodies operate on circadian rhythms, which means the fundamental chemical balance in our brains changes throughout the course of the day.
- What does it mean when you say you want to learn a language? What do you expect to be true before you have learned a language?
- There are many major differences between Latin American Spanish vs Spain Spanish. Figure out what those differences are and which Spanish you should learn!
- Learning a language is a lot like learning to play a video game. The concept of video game mechanics can also apply to languages.
- This year, I'm going to attempt to turn language learning on its head, by not just learning a language in one year, but by doing it in one year without any products."
- Figure out what you do and how you use language, and then just find ways to switch those activities into your target language.
- Productivity is a bunch of bullshit. We're not robots. We're not machines. You can't keep doing more and being more and expecting more, without eventually burning out.
- Fear is such an important thing to conquer. It is the thing that holds us all back from being who we really want to be.
- I've seen languages ranked by many diverse criteria, including number of speakers, economic power of countries where the languages are spoken, and so on.
- If you have a solid grasp of these 10 concepts in your target language, you can survive on your own.
- Some of the most well-known and popular study methods are based on a kind of progress-based incentive.
- What's important is not where you're going, but what you do along the way. And the same thing goes for learning a language.
- If you want to learn a foreign language but you don't know which one to learn, then Spanish is definitely the best choice.