3 Ways Learning A New Language Helps Your Brain–Even If You Never Get Fluent

23/05/2017

Check them out for yourself at https://www.fastcompany.com/40420933/3-ways-learning-a-new-language-helps-your-brain-even-if-you-never-get-fluent


Learning Languages: Acquisition by Joyful Engagement

17/05/2017

A discussion based on Krashen’s work in Is Language Learning A Subconscious Process? at http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/steve-kaufmann/can-we-learn-a-new-language_b_16630520.html


24 Soft Skills Required for Language Learning

17/05/2017

Language Learners Journal

So have you ever looked at a polyglot and thought “How did they manage to learn all those languages?” Is success in languages really only for a select few? Perhaps you look upon polyglots with jealousy or even admiration? It’s understandable. But as you’ll soon see, you to can to be an efficient language learner. This can be achieved by using  ‘Soft Skills’. These are the skills that you are not necessarily taught (but should be) in schools!

What are Soft Skills?

The term ‘soft skills’ basically refer to ‘people skills‘. So it is those personal attributes that give an indication of high emotional intelligence. Soft Skills are something that is much needed in today’s society, but is clearly lacking!  An example of these skills is how you choose to communicate with others.  Schools typically fail to develop our soft skills. They are more interested in…

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Why You Should Learn Two New Languages Instead of One

16/05/2017

Read more at http://www.latg.org/2016/10/two-new-languages.html/#.WRuA_xPys6V


More About Learning Languages

09/05/2017

Do you need to be talented to learn languages or not?  Read Not very good at learning languages? Here’s why you’re wrong at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/04/think-youre-just-not-very-good-at-learning-languages-wrong?utm_content=buffer6454a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer


From the World of Language Learning Methods: The Latest…

08/05/2017

Read Can zapping your neck help you quickly learn a foreign language? at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/zapping-neck-learn-foreign-language/


Grandma Told You so. Or Fire and Wire

05/05/2017

Research about the importance of repetition for learning in Repetition a key factor in language learning at https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170502084630.htm.  Excerpt: The dissertation is available online in this website: https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/178917


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