Adding new things to your inventory is always good but learning a new language is as we all know, sexy! A new language also makes you more courageous because it sets you aside from the majority that does not know.
However, to learn a new language is quite challenging and can cost a fortune. If you came here looking for the easiest way to learn a new language, then you, my friend, are in the right place.
Stick to around and enjoy the ride as we provide you with some easiest steps and ways to learn any new language you want to know.
Also at the end of this, I would love to know your opinion about this, if I was able to feed your hunger and gave you some ideas to help you with what brought you here. Let us dive right in.
To begin with, we can all agree that when it comes to learning anything at all, it is best to learn from Pioneers, in this case, we will consider Native Speakers as the pioneers.
Who else other than someone whose tongue is baptized in the language you want to learn since birth? Connect with Native speakers to know more and detailed tips in the language you are interested in.
Some word pronunciations are not usually how we pronounce them. It takes a Native to teach you proper tongue rolling and mouth shaping technique combined with throat coordination to hit the right keynote on the word you are saying correctly.
Most languages have been modified in so many ways to make it easier for newbies to be able to word it out. You always want to know from the original source. It makes you unique to be able to roll your tongue in speaking these new languages.
Find yourself a native speaker in the language you would like to learn and engage them to teach you.
You may be wondering where and how to find a Native speaker in a language you wish to learn. That brings us to my next topic. Social Media.
Oh yes! The almighty Social Media. Thanks to that, we are now connected to almost every part of the world. Be it Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, Reddit, LinkedIn and so on, you name it.
You probably know of more of these platforms than I do. If so then you are in luck. Get on these platforms and proclaim that you are ready to learn a new language and I’m sure you will find more than a few natives in the language you want to learn.
Just simply asking them to teach you is all it takes. You can also offer to teach them something in return. Maybe a new dance move you learned or a new painting skill you came across.
Be sure to make the person a partner in learning and share things with them to keep them motivated to come online to provide you with training day in and out.
If you are not so into social media, that is okay. You may be interested in my next topic which is Online Forums
Yeah, social media is big but Online Forums are huge. These forums are communities that focus on specific tasks. You can find forums for practically anything you can think of.
The internet is so big that most of us have yet to scratch the surface. You can navigate to several parts of the internet to basically get almost any knowledge you want.
Search for Forums that are provide learning tips and pieces of training on the language you want to learn. You can also use such forums to find answers to your questions as well as providing solutions to other peoples questions.
Its okay to just learn but you can always provide some help on such forums since you may be a pro at where you are and someone may also need your help.
By searching ” language learning forums” on Google, Bing Or Yahoo, you will be provided with so many results that you can choose from. Most of these forums are also free to join.
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With this current civilization, we are mostly found on our phones. Either we are playing games or checking our notifications on social media. haha. yes, Social Media again.
Invest in mobile apps that teach new languages. Some of these apps offer new users a free trial for a period of time and some also offer free pieces of training. You do not pay until you want to further the learning and of course, you will want to so you have to pay.
Besides, nothing comes for free. Some of these apps do offer reasonable prices and bundles that can cost as little as sixty to seventy dollars for 2 years.
Get one of these apps and make good use of it, so the next time you hear a beep or a ring, it will be your language buddy app reaching out to you to come and fill up with more training and practices.
These apps also provide you with exercises that are assessed by Professional Native Speakers. So you know you are in the right place to learn.
Enough of the candy crush saga and clash royale notification, check your phone for new language tips.
Next time you are on the bus or train for that long ride, you can utilize that time to catch up on your new found hobby of learning languages on your mobile phone.
You also get the chance to download the pieces of training for offline use with most of these apps, so you don’t put a dent in your mobile data usage.
Now that you know where to get the help with learning a new language, let us consider some ways to help you learn faster and easier. Because sometimes we lose interest in a new practice, we give up even before the moment we start. Here are a few things you can do to help you learn the new language you want.
Just like any new skill, the more you practice the better you get at it. It is better and highly recommended that you practice speaking the new language every day.
Even practicing with the two or three letter words in that language can take you a long way. Sentences are formed with a combination of words, the more words you practice a day, the better you become at forming sentences.
If you think you know it all after a few days of learning and so you get reluctant in practice, you are doing yourself more harm than good. I can not emphasize enough on practicing every day.
Just because something works, does not mean it cannot be improved.
Do not stop practicing and keep learning every day. Soon you know, you will be a pro in that language or a new skill.
You decided to learn that language for a reason. Be it, adding to your inventory, impressing that foreign colleague at work or breaking the ice with that cashier at your favorite grocery store. You started for a reason.
If you feel like quitting, remember why you started.
Take your time and do not strain yourself. Take breaks intermittently to ease your mind from being bombarded with new knowledge.
You are not a machine and you need to rest. Sleep when needed and get back into learning after a long deserved rest. Doing so will make your mind fresh to capture new learning every day and you will not lose interest.
Find something that motivates you to learn the new language and never forget it. Being here reading this tells me you are already motivated to learn. Let that guide you and explore.
You can practice every day on your own but you need to communicate in that language with others. Find friends or people who speak that language and communicate with them.
The topic can be anything appropriate, weather, food, sport, cars, reading and so on. Communicating in the language will enable your tongue to adapt to the new rolling skill requirements for that language.
It will also make you know how some words are used in some sentences. Your communicating partner can also help you correct some little mistakes you do or you may even find yourself correcting them.
A team that communicates always wins!
Yes, you have earned the permission to show off your new skill. What else is there to do other than showing off what you learned.
When you are out with friends at a restaurant or bar or any gathering, that is your opportunity to show off and impress the people around you. Place your order in the new language and watch all the eyes fall on you. Then translate it into the commonly spoken language for everyone to know what you said.
That will get some of your friends to actually join you in learning that language with you, You can then show off more by teaching your friends a new skill.
I can already feel how ready you are to pick up a new language skill. We talked about how to easily learn a new language. Where we learned that Native Speakers are a must when it comes to languages. They know the way and have the skills to make you a pro.
Also, we debunked how Social Media and Online Forums can play a major role in learning new language skills. The connection that social media and the internet, in general, have with the world is so wide that we can reach people from all walks of life and learn from them.
In addition, we are now able to utilize our mobile device in acquiring a new learning skill instead of just playing games and checking notifications on social media. Also, we know most apps offer offline access by downloading the learning materials for our use when we have no connection.
And we talked about things we can do to help us learn faster. We now know to practice even in our sleep, as practice makes perfect.
Being motivated and communicating with others also greatly helps us to learn quicker and with ease.
Lastly, we all know we like showing off, so why not show off a new language skill? Show off to your peers and surroundings and you may end up converting them to follow and learn from you.
Thank you for your time and I hope you have at least gotten two tips to help you learn or pursue a new language easily. I would like to know your opinion and thoughts on this. Please kindly leave a comment below and also I encourage you to share this with friends through the social media options below.
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