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anahita
Can we learn English through translating our native language? Many times i think sentences in my native language that i wanted to speak. then I translate it for a English language. and difficult words that i found, I search meaning of that word through my native language. Is it the right way to learn English or is there a any other better way for learn English??
Mar 5, 2018 2:39 PM
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Hi,

I also think that when you translate directly maybe you can create a sentence that is weird in English.

The same occour when you translate some idiom like "butterfly in the stomach" this doesn't make sense for me in portuguese, you need to understand the idea behind the sentence.

In conclusion maybe isn't a good idea translate everything.

March 11, 2018
Hi Anahita,
I  think the best way to learn is like we learned our first language when we were children. Or the way most similar to this.
The material I studied started using basic words, than sentences and finally simple texts to complex texts. And this should be something interesting, if you got bored you will give up.
Well I had some trouble to balance study and work and I didn't finish the course.
March 11, 2018
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March 10, 2018
anahita
Language Skills
English, Persian (Farsi)
Learning Language
English