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Aug

Learn a Foreign Language

Written by Candace Carlson. Posted in Education

Learning a second language has so much to offer, it opens a whole series of opportunities. If you learn another language you will make your life easier if you want to travel, socialize with people from other countries or expand your business. Nowadays you have a lot of resources available in you want to learn another language. You have everything from courses, private tutors to online programs and audio tapes. You have to be very persistent if you want to learn another language because it can be a long process. One thing you have to keep in mind is that by learning another language you widen you barriers of socialization and work.

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If you are a beginner is this language you have to sign up for a course. There are a lot of centers who offer courses on numerous languages, you can even find one in you community. You can look up for a course in the Continuing Education programs which are offered by the church, collage classes or community groups. Go to the book stores and coffee shops in your neighborhood and ask where the language classes are held.

Once you have found a course buy yourself a good dictionary and make a list with all the new words you learn at class. When you are making the list write the new word on one side and on the other side the translation into your native language. One thing that you can do is label your things around the house and write them in the foreign language you are learning.

It is very important that you learn constantly. Make sure that you listen to Cd’s or audio tapes in the native language every day so that you can get accustomed with pronunciation and sound. You have all the levels available for you which means that you can listen to them from beginner to advanced.

To get familiar with reading in foreign language get some magazines or newspapers which are in that language. You may not find them in a store but you will certainly find them online. Also buy yourself movies in the language you want to learn and turn off the subtitle.

If you want to learn a language faster than normal than sign up for a intensive course. You will have courses every day and you will spend in a class up to three hours.