Learning more than one language at the same time English A question most people ask me on my Blog and YouTube channel is the following: “Is it possible to learn more than one language at the same time, and if so, how should I go about doing it?” Well, the answer is yes, it is possible to learn more than one language at the same time. But, before I give tips and guidance on doing this, I want to share a few of my thoughts on this interesting topic. Until recently, I never felt the need to learn more than one language at a time.
Learn Second Language with Pen Pal MyHappyPlanet and like websites for learning a second language have broadened the possibilities for effective acquisition. Learning a second language can be a frustrating experience, but one of the most difficult aspects is not having anybody with whom you can practice. One of the most common reasons given that someone has forgotten a language, in fact, is that they didn't use it enough. Conversing with others and even perhaps having a language learning partner is crucial to achieving fluency. For many, the concept of use it or lose it applies without a doubt. 9 Websites You Can Use to Learn a Foreign Language - StumbleUpon Traveling is a great way to see a country and learn about the people who live there. But if you really want to learn what makes them tick than you need to learn their language. Immersing yourself in a new language can seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, there are great free resources available to turn your first few words into fluency.
One Humongous List of Free Online Education Games for Foreign Languages Welcome to Day 6 of the 10 day series–One Humongous List of Free Online Education Games. If you want to see the full list of subjects available in this series, I highly encourage you to check out the complete Humongous List of Free Online Education Games for links to online education games for nearly every subject. Today’s subject–Foreign Languages.
Radioactive: Marie Curie's Story Told in Cyanotype by Maria Popova What the periodic table has to do with obscure photographic techniques and Italian erotic séances. Marie Curie is one of the most extraordinary figures in the history of science. Language learner spotlight: Talia’s road to Spanish fluency Verbling has a passion for language lovers of all ages and levels. Today we introduce a new series where we interview people living and breathing a new language. First off, we meet Talia Seehoff, an adventurous 20-something who has left America behind for the fun of teaching English abroad. Her students aren’t the only one honing their language skills; Talia herself is a student, with all of Spain as her teacher. Q: Thanks for doing this interview with us, Talia. Links to websites about language exchange Links to websites where you can find penpals and language exchange partners who can help you to learn their languages, and who you can help to learn your language. SharedTalk - language exchange community Polyglot Club - find a language exchange partner Tandem Server Bochum - language learning exchange partnerships italki - online language exchange and resources for language learning
75 Free Language Learning Resources Online Whether you’re trying to learn English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Italian –you get the picture – it’s good to get free help along the way. Luckily, there are tons of free online resources out there. Here are 75 to get you started … Learn 48 Languages Online for Free Advertisement Get FREE Audio Books from Audible.com and Audiobooks.com How to learn languages for free? This collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish, French, English, Mandarin, Italian, Russian and more.
Urban photography: a one-day itinerary for capturing a city The urban environment of the world’s towns and cities provides photographers easy access to the greatest variety of subject matter. In the time it takes to walk a block or two, you can photograph panoramic skylines; people up close, at work or at play; abstract architectural details; frenetic street activity; and peaceful park scenes. You can capture elements of the past and the present through the city’s architecture in one carefully composed street scene, focus in on torn wall posters in a dimly lit alleyway and within minutes be framing up the most recognisable landmark in the city. Cities and towns are rich in subject matter and offer round-the-clock photo opportunities. In this itinerary, renowned travel photographer Richard I'Anson lays out a basic framework for getting the most moments from a city in one day no matter where you are in the world:
7 traits of a great language learner Written by: Luca Lampariello Hi. I’m what people sometimes call a “polyglot”, a person who speaks many languages. How to do a pen pal exchange in foreign language class February 4, 2013 by bilinguish Happy Thank a Mailman Day! (Photo credit: cascade hiker) February 4th is Thank a Mailman Day. We’re honoring our mail men, mail women, and postal workers with a favorite topic for language class: the pen pal exchange. Students learning any language love to write to somebody in another community.
21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. How’s that for starters? In addition, a broad vocabulary is important for effective speaking, listening, reading and writing.
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