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how to learn a language quickly

Have you wondered what the best way is to learn a language quickly? In this post you will learn 7 practical tips on how to learn a language quickly.

5 creative strategies to increase fluency

Photo: David Woo<p><b>I can order food, sure. I can swear a little and sing a rough translation of “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.”</b><p>That’s about the gist …

How to Master a Second Language

From cultural motivations and economic factors, to wanting to flirt in a foreign tongue, learning a second (or third, or fourth...) language comes …

The Science of Learning a New Language (and How to Use It)

Learning new languages is a natural instinct for children, and yet it becomes more difficult as we age. We might be at a disadvantage as adults, but …

Language Learning

Speaking two languages leads to a healthier brain, new study says

Speaking two languages does not only come in handy when you travelling, but it also has a positive effect on cognition later in life, according to a …

Bilingualism may be the secret to a healthy aging brain: study

Being bilingual may help slow our rate of cognitive decline, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests.<p>The research aimed to answer the …

Music, language, and the brain: Are you experienced?

Have you ever thought about everything that goes into playing music or speaking two languages? Musicians for example need to listen to themselves and …

66 Facts You May Not Have Known About The English Language

The English language is, quite literally, the greatest language in the world. Great in terms of size - the current edition of the Oxford English Dictionary contains 615,000 entries. Great in terms of scope -- it's an official language in seventy-nine countries and territories. And great in terms …

7 Reasons Why It's Good To Speak Another Language

It's one of life's truths: Being bilingual or multilingual can only be considered a good thing. The ability to travel seamlessly in another country; to interact with people you wouldn't otherwise be able to communicate with; to really understand and immerse yourself in another culture, whether it …