CNN – How language is processed by your brain If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do
How being bilingual rewires your brain
An article, „How being bilingual rewires your brain„, in the World Economic Forum Click on the link to open the article.
Intensive Language Seminar
Language Training with me! Although I also offer tutoring for students, I specialize in intensive language training seminars (minimal 3 full days) with the goal of at least 100 vocabulary words / phrases per day. I get results applying a combination of – Alpha State vocabulary training – Suggestopedia – NLP The core of my language training seminar consists of
Approaches to Reading Comprehension
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 –
What could a Language Self-Study Plan look like?
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 Learning Method for Vocabulary – Index Cards
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
Personal Report – my NLP Certification
Ich have just received my NLP Master Practitioner Certification! NLP_Master_Certificate_3664 After having earned NLP Practitioner Certification in January 2016, I underwent certification training as a Master Practitioner in December 2015 and January 2016. Since it is about Neuro LINGUISTIC Programming, language and communication play a vital role. With NLP you can – among other things – learn to learn in
Report – Learning Turkish
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,
Alpha Method Intensive Training
The training methodology used is an expansion of “Super Learning” developed by Georgi Lozanov. This methodology exploits, as an essential component, audio-visual relaxation techniques that enable what is named a “mentally active state of relaxation” – or the “Alpha State”. Super Learning, however, is based solely on audio data input: i.e. by hearing. The Alpha Method expands on Super Learning.
Issues of Global Corporate English
Issues of Global Corporate English „English is the international language of this corporation.“ „English proficiency is a strategic priority.“ Such statements regarding corporate strategy and English language proficiency are common — and can strike both managers and employees with consternation. The mission sounds a lot easier than it is — and global corporations have been struggling with it for decades.