English learning Have you ever learned two language with the same time?,  and how do you feel, is there a probllem. I have been learning english for 3 years and the probllem is i can't stop to translate every words to my native language 
Mar 25, 2019 12:32 PM
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Yes, that's is more common when you just know 2 languages. You try to correlate the words between your native language and the other one.
My advise is that you try to really think in the other language, correlate the inner meaning of the word instead of it's translation. Like when you see an object, like a desk, try to think what that object means: a desk, instead of thinking first in your language, trying to search the word, and after that translating this word to the language that you are learning<strike>.</strike> At the beginning, it's a bit difficult to do it but with time and practice it will get natural.
Keep it up and don't give up!
March 25, 2019

I've studied French and English at the same time. For a while, expecially after starting French, I mixed them up terribly, but quite soon it wasn't a problem anymore. When I later started Japanese, I had not such a problem: my brain is now used to separating different foreign languages automatically. So if you have a problem now, don't worry, it will solve itself very soon.

As for the other problem: don't use bilingual dictionaries unless you must. You have very good dictionaries online such as <a href="https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/</a> or  <a href="https://dictionary.cambridge.org/en" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">https://dictionary.cambridge.org/en</a> ;: always use the monolingual dictionary, know the meaning of the words explained in English, read the examples to consolidate the word in your memory. If you can't make sense of the definition, and only then, check the bilingual dictionary.

I hope it's useful.

March 26, 2019

Hello, Henry

     Last year, I started to learn Japanese. Since I wasn't persistent, I decided to learn Cantonese instead. The reason I chose it over Japanese because I'm already capable of reading and writing Chinese characters. My goal is to understand Cantonese and speak the language.
    I'm also improving my English and Chinese. I might say both languages are at an intermediate level. That's why it's possible for me to learn two or more languages at the same time.
     You should emerge in the target language. You could read as many books as you can and listen to a podcast every single day. You could also read the notebook entries posted by members here, read the corrected entries which you could learn from, pay attention to the answers of questions asked or you could ask questions yourself. 

    In a word, if there's a will, there's a way. Be persistent and don't be afraid of failure.

Hope it helps,


March 25, 2019
Thanks for your coment bro!
March 26, 2019
I got this problem too my friend.
My advice to you is try a dictionary and try to understand the word you are searching, and after that go to google and write it down , go to image and try to undestand this word from picture , in this case the word will be stock deep in your mind . Good luck 
March 26, 2019
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