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🌟 Boost Your Language Learning with Creative Charts and Infographics! 🌟 Hey Italki students! 🎓 Are you ready to supercharge your learning journey? Tune in to the latest episode of my podcast "111 Tips for Learning a Language" and discover how to make learning more effective and fun with Tip 29: Making Creative Charts and Infographics! 🎧 Why Listen? 📊 In this episode, you’ll learn practical tips on creating eye-catching and informative visuals that will make learning a breeze. Whether you're a beginner or looking to enhance your skills, this tip is perfect for you! 🔔 Don't Miss Out! Join me for an inspiring and educational episode that will take your language learning to the next level. Click the link to listen now and start making your own creative charts and infographics today! Stay motivated, stay creative, and happy learning! 🚀
Tip 29 – Making Creative Charts and Infographics to Learn a Language
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Don't be afraid of making mistakes! If you're a language student, you're going to make mistakes, and that's a fact. Sometimes you'll mix up verb tenses or make literal translations from your native language that don't make any sense. Every now and then, you'll say something embarrassing that you'll never forget, like the hilarious mistake you can see in this video: https://www.instagram.com/reel/C9upZRlIckA/ Believe it or not, it's more common than you think! If you're not familiar with these phrases, 'tengo miedo' means 'I'm scared', whereas 'tengo mierda' is something completely different: 'I have 💩' From a very early age, we're told that mistakes are a bad thing, that we should be embarrassed by them or try to hide them. Nothing could be further from the truth! Making mistakes is an essential part of learning any language, and here's why: When you make a mistake, it shows you exactly where you need to focus. Is it grammar? Vocabulary? Pronunciation? Each mistake is a clue that will lead you to improvement. And let's be real, there are some mistakes you'll never forget. If you ask for 'polla' instead of 'pollo' at a restaurant, you'll remember that one forever! The embarrassment will burn the correct word into your memory. Mistakes also push you out of your comfort zone. If you're not afraid of messing up, you'll try new words, phrases, and grammar. This experimentation is what speeds up your learning. Sticking to what you know is safe, but it doesn't help you improve. Plus, mistakes make you more resilient. Learning a language is a marathon, not a sprint. Each mistake you overcome builds your confidence and determination, showing you that you can handle setbacks and keep going. And here's a fun fact: native speakers make mistakes too. Sometimes, you might even know more about certain aspects of the language, like the subjunctive, than they do.
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