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Books, magazines, newspapers are available everywhere and are inexpensive tools. A lot of reading material – often with translations for selected vocabulary – is available on the Internet – often for free! Getting started You should, of course, start out simply if you are a beginner in the target language. You can find perhaps a children’s story or fairytale –
A – Set yourself a minimum goal of 7 (seven) new words or short phrases a day 1 -You can start by doing a Internet search of the 100 or 1,000 most common words in a language and compile a list. I did this for Spanish: I found a number of sites. I copied the lists onto Microsoft Word (for
A method for anchoring vocabulary in your long term memory You need index cards (or something similar), a drawer or box that you can divide into compartments for holding the cards. Every day you will want to begin with 7 new words / phrases (see „Rule of Seven„). Start writing vocabulary cards – target language on one side, native language
Due to a professional assignment in Turkey, I have been learning Turkish words and phrases, primarily using 17-Minute Languages as my training tool. When I normally approach a new language, I set out to learn grammar very early. I tend to be analytical with a language, and since the other languages I have learned (French, Italian, Spanish) are grammatically similar,
How you can shorten your learning time by two-thirds with the Learning-by-Association Method The Learning-by-Association Method can be combined with all other learning methods. In test series, subjects were able to learn from 30 to 50 new words per hour with this method. The learning time per vocabulary word was shortened by 50 to 70 percent. Following the Learning-by-Association Method,
17-Minute Languages can enable you to learn a language much faster than with regular learning methods – in only about 17 minutes per day. I have used this program to learn a ton of Spanish vocabulary and phrases. This course is different to other courses: Learn a new language in just about 17 minutes per day. In a matter of only
I have not tried Rosetta Stone – anyone have any experience with it?