How to improve English?

English is the most popular language in the world. Once you speak English, you have the key to the door to the big world. Spending time to improve English means you are having a good prepare for your bright future. Here are some ways to help you get better in English. Continue reading “How to improve English?”

Should we learn many languages at the same time?

Learning languages always takes time. That is why it would be great if we can learn many languages at the same time. Is it possible? The answer is YES! But should we learn multiple languages at once? I think it depends on people and their ability.

Some disadvantages when learning multiple languages

It’s easy to confuse this language with another language or mix up languages when speaking

It requires a high level of concentration, as when you don’t pay attention to your study, you would mistake the pronunciation of this language for other languages.
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Weekly German report #1

Do you know what NATO means?

NATO is not The North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO here is an acronym of  ” No action, Talk only“. I learned this word in a Soft Skill course whose name is Awake Your Power when I was sophomore at my university. My teacher advised us not to trust people who always speak a lot about what they want to get in their life, but  they don’t take any action to prove their words. Because words without actions are just lies.

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Language course or self-study at home?

Many people want to learn a new language and they may think about going to language course first. Is it worth going to language course? I will show you why self-study at home is better.

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Beginner should do these things first

If you’ve just started to learn a new language, what should you do? Here are tips for beginner!

1. Find resources

This is why I recommended you to search for advices in previous post. From advices you can find useful sources:

YouTube videos in which people teach you free lessons.
Websites for exchange language: you can find native speakers to practice with. Ex: Italki, HelloTalk, Lingolobe
Mobile apps for learning vocabulary: Memrise, Worddive, Duolingo,…
Books depending on your language, you can choose different textbooks for your learning, but I think beginner doesn’t need textbook. Because it has a lot of crazy grammar and you’ll get mad at it.
Dictionary: there are many dictionary apps in mobile store and you should find the best one to use. (you can ask Google for more detail)

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5 things to do before starting to learn a new language

1. Search for advices

Do you know why you need advices?
First, you will see you’re not alone. There are million people all around the world who are also learning foreign language and most of them got fluent in that language. They can do it, so can you!
Second, you will save more time. On the internet you can find thousand ideas for language learning. You will see how people did it and often they share their tips and their experiences. As I wrote, we’re different and we learn everything in many different ways, but you never know if some thing is suit for you, until you try it. So try all the tips that you have never tried before. If it works for you, so keep going on, if not, please forget it! You always have many choices in your life.
Last, you can find quickly the best sources for your study. For example: applications, websites or books and so on.

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9 reasons why you should learn a foreign language

1. Study abroad

There are now many types of scholarships, such as private or public, for each type of scholarship that you can find on the internet. In order to apply for scholarship, you have to put a lot of efforts into improving your language to be chosen. Speaking the language of the country where you study will help you adjust to the new country and new people. English is now almost a common language in the world, usually if people speak English, they will use English to communicate with foreigners. It does not mean that if you study in a non-English speaking country, you do not need to learn their language. Indigenous people will be happy to hear you speak their language and usually they are happy to help if they see your efforts.

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