Many people who desire to learn or who are required to learn a foreign language do not do so because they lack the knowledge of how to do so or because they go about it in a way that makes the process seem like a long and torturous process.
You all learned at least one foreign language by memorizing lists of words. At school, of course.
How many of you can remember memorizing the conjugation of “aller” for a French class the next day?
What if you did that in the equivalent of whatever language you studied at school?
It’s something I remember doing.
I also remember that I wouldn’t say I liked it, but I had to do it for my tests. So I did!
The thing is, this isn’t how you learned English.
I went, you went, he/she/it went, etc. You didn’t say anything. What happened?t. Did you? No!
Our native languages are not learned that way.
We did this by observing, listening, and engaging with others as we lived the language every day. It came naturally to us.
Learning a new language is not difficult. Children all over the world learn new languages every day. Bravo! Your native language is English, and you have spoken it fluently since you were about three or four.
A few basic things consistently can get you fluent in a foreign language in as little as three months if you start learning a foreign language today.
It isn’t a joke, by the way.
You wanted to know how to learn a new language.
This thing below is what I would recommend because it worked for me!
Select a language with which you feel comfortable. It is easier to learn a language when you have a reason to learn it because you are already open-minded about it.
Learning it is something you are interested in. The language may be your first language; you may love the sound of the language when native speakers speak it, or you may like the music of a particular country and want to know the lyrics. You may have met someone who speaks another language, and it’s in your best interest to learn the language for obvious reasons. To apply the other tips, you’ll need to have the drive or motivation from the connection.
The tips will also work if you apply them every day to learn a particular language for a job posting abroad or because you have moved to a new country. It doesn’t matter if you feel that you have no choice but to learn the language; these tips will help you.
over three months, dedicate 10- 30 minutes a day to learning the language. Whenever you are learning a new language in an English-speaking environment, you should find a way to spend 10 to 30 minutes every day immersed in the language. In as little as three months, you can become fluent only if you actively connect with the language every day.
In the case of a French-language course, keep in mind that you will only reach half time after taking a quality course. You must actively engage in that language. The best way to learn is to listen to the news or interviews for ten minutes; listen to your favorite songs and sing the lyrics; watch TV shows or movies in the language, and read a news article or a magazine that interests you.
Is that what you understand? The course should do it according to your interests. If you live in the country, the process is ten times easier. Change it up every day, and you won’t become bored.
Communicate as much as possible with native speakers. Spend 15 minutes twice a week with them. No matter what, get this done. Engage in conversations in your native language with those who speak it in person or online.
The best thing you can do is? If you can find someone interested in learning English. In that case, if you break down an hour into 30 minutes per half-hour, you will speak to them for half of the time in their language and the other half in English. Winning!
Spend a week in the country that speaks the language. Do you know about language immersion? You should. You don’t go to another country with English-speaking friends when you book a trip. To be clear. You plan to book the trip and find a host family to spend the week with in the country of your choice. During my time living in France and Spain, my head hurt from not speaking any English.