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agree or disagree Talking to native speakers is more effective for improving language skills than reading or listening ...what do you think??
May 16, 2019 12:40 AM
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Both input learning and output learning are important. If you only go one direction, you won't be really fluent in the language. You should expand your vocabulary and practice reading, writing, listening, and speaking at the same time. Also, I think it doesn't matter if they are native speakers or not. You should just practice with people who speak in a good and proper way.
May 16, 2019

Talking to people is, in general, the best way to learn a specific language, it doesn't matter if they are native or non-native, only their fluency matters.


May 16, 2019

Could you say that eating rice is more useful for health than eating bread? 

It depends from your goals if you are interested to travel to the country and ask directions, it is enough to study a little bit speaking, or if you need just have some international correspondence you need study reading/writing, but if you want to be proficient in the language you need develop all skills. 

    Your current level in the language also has a significant influence on your activities, as many other factors like your personality and how far your target language from your native language.

May 16, 2019

I agree with Sola. Say you want to speak with a native..what are you going to say? You should first learn phrases and vocabularies and then practice them. Besides, language learning needs a lot of time and no one can afford so much time for you!

You need to practice a lot for yourself and from time to time get helps from natives.

May 16, 2019
I prefer to learn from native speakers because the accent and rhythm of the language is more accurate. I have a harder time understanding non native speakers because they may be saying things grammatically correct but my ear takes time to understand what they are saying...if that makes sense.   That is just my preference!! :)
May 16, 2019
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M.karmy
Language Skills
Arabic, English, German
Learning Language
English, German