10 tips for those who plan to learn the language from scratch
Want more confident to feel in foreign trips, see your favorite movie in the original or just strive to learn something new and diversify life? It’s time to start learning a foreign language! However, it is difficult to start from scratch. We collected several advice tested by real people who decided to master the new language in adulthood. 1 to go through a free course «Polyglot» (16Polyglot.RU) — Foreign for 16 hours. Here you can watch the video, […]
Want more confident to feel in foreign trips, see your favorite movie in the original or just strive to learn something new and diversify life? It’s time to start learning a foreign language!
However, it is difficult to start from scratch. We collected several advice tested by real people who decided to master the new language in adulthood.
1 Complete a free course "Polyglot" (16Polyglot.RU) – Foreign for 16 hours.
Here you can watch video, listen audio lessons, download and read abstracts. Classes are good because they take off fear – help start talking.
A good psychotherapeutic effect is also achieved by the fact that on the records of lectures you see people of different professions and ages that have begun to master Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, French, Hindi, English and Portuguese from scratch. Good training before sign up for courses.
2 Sign up to school foreign languages.
It is advisable to take a friend with me or a girlfriend of the same level as yours. So it will not be scary and not boring. Plus – You will have another common interest and the topic for conversations. Perhaps soon you can talk to each other in foreign!
We advise you to submit documents at the end of spring to get on the summer courses or at the end of the summer – to the beginning of the new school year.
3 Open the "Branch" of the school at home.
That is, collecting several interested friends and hire a private tutor, and better – student. This is saving for you, for the teacher – part-time job and practice. You can search among friends, hang ad at the university.
4 Take a few private lessons.
Advice for those who already know something. Because it is quite costly, it is necessary to decide exactly what a tutor is needed: to learn the right pronunciation, master the Aza spelling or practicing in writing letters in a business style.
5 Find courses at the embassy, cultural center or university.
They are often free of free (center of Korean and Culture in Novosibirsk State University) or are one and a half or two times cheaper than private schools. It happens that correspondence training (Cervantes Center in Moscow).
6 Take a tutorial.
Path for the most motivated. It is advisable to choose the book not the cheapest, but not the most expensive. So you will be more confident in quality, well, and you will not become strongly unrest, if you suddenly stop halfway.
Also note whether in the publication has a nested disk with audio exercises. They are useful when you are doing with yourself.
7 Use Applications for smartphone.
The choice is very large, so we will call only a few available on the AppStore and GooglePlay.
- Words will help learn many new English words and correctly pronounce them.
- Duolingo Includes in a fascinating game in which you will "grow" in any of the six directions: from French to Portuguese.
- Busuu will give the feeling that you learn English, Japanese or Turkish in real school, where there are tests and lessons.
- Rosetta Course uses the original method of building associative rows.
eight Connect to homework children or grandchildren.
If their knowledge is ahead of yours, ask to become for you for the time "class teacher". And for them, the repetition is the mother of the teaching, and you are pleased.
nine Transfer (With the help of online translators), teach and sing famous songs, watch movies in original with titers.
Number sooner or later will turn into quality.
ten Go abroad alone.
Advice for those who once taught the language but forgot much. At the same time, it is very desirable to enlist the interlocutor for the whole trip or at least most of it.
Find a companion assistant who will show you the city (completely free) and talk you, you can on the cachersphing site or the HospitalityClub community.