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6 tips to learn a language quickly!

Having difficulty learning a language? These 6 tips you can't ignore will help you to learn quickly:

  1. Want to learn: If you have no interest in learning then it will be much more difficult to do so. A positive attitude will do wonders for you!
  2. Be consistent: Consistency is really important if you want to see results fast. You need to make the language a part of your daily life. Doing a bit every day adds up to a lot after one year.
  3. Speak as often as possible: Speaking really is the best way to learn a language. The more you speak the better you will get and the more confidence you will have. Studying the language doesn’t really help if you are then unable to have a conversation. A 5 minute conversation with a native speaker in a real-life situation is worth much more to you than memorising grammar rules.
  4. Do things you enjoy: Wasting time doing things you have no interest in will make the experience boring. By doing things you like in your native language, in the language you are learning, you will speed up the process and it will be much more enjoyable.
  5. Watch and read things you have already watched and read in your native language: Watching a film/TV series in the language you are learning that you have already seen in your native language will speed up learning. Why? Because you will already be familiar with the plot and dialogue! This way you will spend less time trying to follow the plot and more time on the language. The same also goes for books.
  6. Make mistakes: If you make mistakes then it means you are using the language. We make mistakes in our native languages. When you are speaking to someone in their language and you make a mistake, don’t worry, the person will be able to guess what you mean. We learn languages to communicate so don’t waste time worrying about every word you say. The more you communicate the less mistakes you will make.

There you go, 6 tips you can't ignore which will help you to speed up language learning. Start using them today!

Can you think of any more?

Sep 8, 2016 8:12 AM
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