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7 reasons why you should sing to learn languages - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

<b>Warning: This video contains a silly looking Irish guy singing a German song in bad karaoke-style. Protect your ears!</b><p>Singing is an amazing way to …

How to Learn Any Language in Record Time and Never Forget It

Preface from Tim<p>Back in 2012, Gabriel Wyner wrote an article for Lifehacker detailing how he learned French in 5 months and Russian in 10, using …

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need

Preface by Tim Ferriss<p>I’ve written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I’ve also covered my experiments …

10 Ways to Build Your Vocabulary in a Foreign Language

While without grammar little can be conveyed, without vocabulary, nothing can be conveyed.<p>- David Wilkins, British linguist

Language

Introducing the best language learning system in the world: HB 2.0 - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

<b>What's the best language learning system?</b><p>So many people keep asking me this question, so I want to settle it once and for all.<p>It's not Rosetta Stone, …

You Need To Know This Science Of Learning Languages To Perfectly Master A Foreign Language

Picking up a new language is not really that easy, but knowing more about the science of learning languages may help you speed up the learning …

A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles

September 10, 2014<br>During the first month of the new school year, teachers get to know their students in terms of their learning levels, where they …

Gabriel Wyner | Fluent Forever

Hack Your Language Learning.<p><i>“You get to meet different parts of yourself by going through the process of learning other languages.” – Gabriel …

Imagination: your key to enjoying memorizing hundreds of words quickly - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Do you feel like you your memory capacity for learning lots of new words is holding you back? I certainly felt that way…<p>When I was given a list of …

Language Learning

How to reach native-like fluency In a foreign language

Speaking a foreign language like a native speaker is the dream for many language learners. Unfortunately, not many learners have been able to achieve …

Language Learning

9 Tactics for Memorizing, Understanding, and Retaining a Foreign Language

Make your language-learning experience <i>unforgettable</i>.<p>We've all done it: crammed exhaustively for several hours the night before an exam, fueled by …

Learning a language – 10 things you need to know

Thinking about learning a foreign language? From ignoring your age to avoiding the F-word, our multilingual experts share their tips<p><b>1. Make realistic, specific goals</b><p>You have decided to learn another language. Now what? On our recent live chat our panellists first piece of advice was to ask …

5 Memory Strategies For Learning Anything Fast

Developmental psychologists and cognitive scientists have found range of factors that help do just that — and some of them are pretty weird.<p>Here are a few.<p>We usually think of reading as a totally visual exercise; after all, it's just your eyes scanning the page, right?<p>Not quite. Turns out that we …

Linguistic experts explain the best ways to learn a second language in the information age

If you didn’t study any foreign languages in school, picking one up as an adult can be challenging, since the human brain is best-equipped to absorb …

Interview with Luca Lampariello of “The Polyglot Dream”

In today’s show, I chat with the man, the legend, the one and only, Italian polyglot Luca Lampariello. Over the past 20 years, Luca has reached a …

Language Learning

19 Things You Shouldn't Do When Learning A Foreign Language

Language learning is all about trial and error.<p><b>You try one approach. It gives you crappy results. You try something else.</b><p>Those of us who have already …

Language Learning

How NOT to learn a language

HERE’S a conversation-ending dialogue I’ve become used to having with Germans I’ve just met:<p><b>Them:</b> “Du sprichst sehr gut Deutsch. Seit wann wohnst du …

How To Be More Assertive

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I used to hate answering questions in class. I mean what if I got it wrong or what if I didn’t say it right? Nope, too many risks.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND …

Why We Revel In Others' 'Humiliation'

Every office, every family and every neighborhood has a gossip — someone who will readily share whispers about a neighbor's transgressions or a colleague's peccadillos.<p>And while most of us fear becoming the subject of an embarrassing story ourselves, we also get a guilty thrill listening to those …

The 21 Principles of Persuasion

How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless techniques out myself, these are the 21 critical lessons I’ve identified to persuading people. …

5 Little Behaviors That Lead to Big Results

We spend a lot of time on the "Big Things." Vision, strategy and business execution immediately come to mind.<p>These topics are fun to talk about, but the big things can't always be the main focus. Even more importantly, the big things need to be rounded out by a lot of flawless execution on the …

5 Things Nobody Wants to Hear

How do I know these things are the things nobody wants to hear? Because I was the one saying them over and over until I was blue in the face, until …

Adventure Travel

These two psychological tricks will get people to do you favors

There are two well-established methods get what you want through roundabout ways. Both actually work in practical situations. What's the best way to …

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do | Inc.com

While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade an employee to perform better, or perhaps you want to persuade your boss to take on your brilliant idea. Often the …

Public Speaking

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Developing Razor Sharp Focus with Zen Habits Blogger, Leo Babauta

Share this:<p><i>Update March 2018: Since writing this post, I have discovered many other strategies to help stay focused. I’ve compiled the strategies in</i> …

Productivity

The devil you know: inside the world of a psychopathic scientist

James Fallon has the biology of a stone-cold killer — and he would know<p>James Fallon is a happily married father of three, an award-winning neuroscientist at the University of California, Irvine, the founder of several successful biotech companies, and a scientific advisor to the US Department of …

Why Insecurity May Be The Key To Success

Maybe you shouldn’t fake it until you make it. According to a new book, lower confidence may be the key to getting better.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 11 New Years resolutions you can actually keep in 2014. For the full list, click here.</i><p>Maybe everything you’ve been led to believe …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

How to Be a Mentalist

A mentalist is an individual who appears to have supernatural powers in divining the truth about an individual as well as many facts about that …