Find a partner - Deepstash
Learning A Foreign Language

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

How to practice effectively

The importance of consistency

How to immerse yourself in the language

Learning A Foreign Language

Discover 40 similar ideas in

It takes just

5 mins to read

Find a partner

Finding some kind of partner on your language adventure will push both of you to always try just a little bit harder and stay with it.

It’s a really great way of actually going about it. You have someone with whom you can speak, and that’s the idea behind learning a new language.

327

1.19K reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

Talk to yourself

When you have no one else to speak to, there’s nothing wrong with talking to yourself in a foreign language.

This can keep new words and phrases fresh in your mind. It also helps build up your confidence for the next time you speak with someone.

403

1.33K reads

Learn a foreign language: Have fun with it

Think of some fun ways to practice your new language: make a radio play with a friend, draw a comic strip, write a poem or simply talk to whomever you can.

340

1.27K reads

Watch others talk

Different languages make different demands on your tongue, lips and throat. Pronunciation is just as much physical as it is mental. 

If you can’t watch and imitate a native-speaker in person, watching foreign-language films and TV is a good substitute.

345

1.07K reads

Leave your comfort zone

Willingness to make mistakes means being ready to put yourself in potentially embarrassing situations. It’s the only way to develop and improve.

Talk to strangers in the language, ask for directions, order food, try to tell a joke. The more often you do this, the bigger your comfor...

368

1.12K reads

Act like a child

The key to learning as quickly as a child may be to simply take on certain childlike attitudes. For instance, lack of self-consciousness, a desire to play in the language and willingness to make mistakes.

We learn by making mistakes. When it comes to learning a language, ad...

402

1.14K reads

Learn a foreign language: Know your motivation

Learn a foreign language: Know your motivation

If you don’t have a good reason to learn a language, you are less likely to stay motivated over the long-run.

Once you’ve decided on a language, it’s crucial to commit.

416

1.91K reads

Keep it relevant

Talking to people is one of the best ways to learn a language because it keeps the learning process relevant to you.
"The creative side is really being able to put the language that you're learning into a more useful, general, everyday setting"

338

1.12K reads

Listen

You must learn to listen before you can speak.

Every language sounds strange the first time you hear it. The more you expose yourself to it the more familiar it becomes, and the easier it is to speak it properly.

The best way to go about mastering that is actually to hear it c...

371

978 reads

Learn a new language: Dive in

Use the 360° maximalist approach: no matter which learning tools you use, it’s crucial to practice your new language every single day.

Really, really go for it and try to use it throughout the day. Try to think in it, try to write in it, try to speak to myself even in that...

361

1.21K reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

stephanie_taylor

Self-help | Positivity | Grace

Some great tips for anyone struggling to learn a foreign language.

Related collections

More like this

Find a reason

Don't just learn something for the sake of it or because you're excited about the idea of loving X. You may find yourself unable to sustain your energy and stop midway, or you may be doing an endless series of courses without actually putting them to any use.

  • Consciously find re...

Adults Vs Children: Learning Ability

Adults Vs Children: Learning Ability

Children are better than adults at learning a foreign language because their prefrontal cortex is undeveloped. This immature prefrontal cortex actually helps them acquire new information with little effort.

Adults have a much harder time learning new languages than children due to their a...

Abusive Partner

Abusive Partner

You can know someone for year's even majority of their life and not actually know who they are.

In a lot of domestic cases that seems to be the case.

They live this life of happiness, they create a persona of themselves having everyone else believing their this sweet, loving, kind p...

stash-superman-illustration

Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas

Anywhere

Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.

Join

2 Million Stashers

4.8

5,740 Reviews

App Store

4.7

72,690 Reviews

Google Play

samz905

Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates