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Learning a new language: knowing the most used words

In English, just 300 words make up 65% of all written material. We use those words a lot, and that’s the case in every other language as well.

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Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time

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Cognates are “true friends” of words you recognize from your native language that mean the same thing in another language.

For instance:

  • Words like Action, nati...

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  • To hear the language consistently spoken, you can check out TuneIn.com for a vast selection of live-streamed radio from your country of choice.
  • To ...

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You must speak the language right away if your goals in the target language involve speaking it.

  • Learn some basic vocabulary.
  • Do this for a few hours, and th...

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  • A completely free course that keeps getting better is DuoLingo.
  • The Foreign Service Institutes
  • The Omniglot Intro to languages
  • BBC languages
  • About’s langua...

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Research has confirmed that adults can be better language learners than kids.

Studies have found that under the right circumstances, adults show an intuition for unexplained...

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Rote repetition isn’t enough.

Coming up with mnemonics about your target word helps glue the word to your memory way more effectively. Basically, you tell y...

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You can’t ever truly “learn” a language, you get used to it. It’s not a thing that you know or don’t know; it’s a means of communication between human beings. Languages should not be acquir...

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To start developing your SMART goal (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound) in a language, become familiar with the European Common Framework that defi...

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  • From the start, speak at least an hour a day in the language. Have varied conversations.
  • Ensure that your conversation is improving—not just “general languag...

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  • Accent. Time with a native, a good Youtube video explaining the sounds, and practice for a few hours may be all that you need!
  • Intonation. The pitch...

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Focus on one language at a time until you reach at least the intermediate level. Take each language one by one, until you reach a stage where you know you can confidently use it. And then y...

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