October 15, 2017 by TEODORA ZAREVA on big think Have you ever stayed up all night, cramming for exams, practicing two of the worst ways to study, namely, 1) consuming a large amount of information at once on a 2) lack of sleep? Me too. Wouldn’t it have been nice if we were taught not only what to study but also how
6 Brain Benefits of Bilingual Education
From an article by Anya Kamenetz: 6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education Part of an ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we’ve learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where
More about Learning with Flashcards
The Flashcard Method This method is used to efficiently anchor new vocabulary in your long-term memory. While there are online courses and software that offer this method for language learning, you can also apply it using simple means at home. You need: cards on which you can write words / short phrases on both sides a box that can be
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
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
Tips for Weekly Self-Study
There are several things you can plan for the week: 1. Watch your favorite videos! Choose films or shows you already know well – the plot, the dialogue, etc. If your DVD does not have an audio track or subtitles in the language you are learning, order one in that language. Optimal is a DVD with your native language audio
Language skills deficit is damaging diplomacy, warns British Academy
See my other Blog : March Reports It is a very interesting article!
Have a Plan!
“If you fail to plan… … you plan to fail!” It is important to have a plan for your language study. Sticking to a plan – making it part of your life – makes study easier and gives you a sense of progress. A plan also helps you to document… All things you can do to help reach your goals