How to avoid making mistakes

Are you learning a foreign language? Are you comfortable to get into conversation with native speakers or scared of mistakes? Here are some tips for speaking more confidently.

1. Dare to make mistakes

It sounds strange, doesn’t it? Mistake is your good friend. Yah, it’s true. When you want to speak right, you have to be wrong a few times. Mistake helps us recognize the holes of our knowledge and then we correct it, we’ll get better at that language. Continue reading “How to avoid making mistakes”

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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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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Why Finnish is easier than Russian

Finnish is known as one of the most difficult languages in the world with its grammar. But I will show you Russian is much more difficult.

1. Script

Finnish alphabet is Latin and similar to English, so it would be nice for people whose mother tongue is written by Latin characters, that they don’t need to learn writing letters again.
Russian alphabet is from Cyrillic script. It takes time to become familiar with these letters and you have to learn how to write them like first-grade students.

2.Pronunciation

Finnish language doesn’t have difficult consonant. It is written and read in the same way, even people who have never learned Finnish also can read it. They just need to follow some simple rules and pay attention to double vowel (aa, oo, uu, ää, öö, yy, ii, ee), then they can read well.

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