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By Richard de Meij | A collection of FAIL-PROOF "how-to's" in learning languages successfully!

3 Simple Steps to Create a Brilliant Language Learning Study Plan on Your Own

Want to become fluent on your own?<p>Or maybe you’re learning a language by yourself to comfortably get by on upcoming travels.<p>No matter what your …

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How talking more can make you better at listening — to foreign languages

The typical foreign language class spends much of its time listening to fluent speakers — a teacher or a recording — and doing other …

The television trick to learning a new language

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every day for about five years, Israeli sisters Reut and Shoham Nistel ran home from school, made themselves sandwiches and plopped down on the couch to watch an Argentine telenovela with Hebrew subtitles.<p>The girls became so proficient in Spanish that they started speaking it at home to …

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Spaced Repetition Is an Effective, Science-Backed Way to Learn a New Language

You probably took a foreign language class in high school. Even after four years of learning Spanish vocab, perhaps the only thing you can still …

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Younger is not always better when it comes to learning a second language

It’s often thought that it is better to start learning a second language at a young age. But research shows that this is not necessarily true. In …

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How to learn a new language while making dinner, running errands, or paying bills

Hard, but not impossible. In Scientific American, Veronique Greenwood highlights two recent studies that suggest you can get better at a foreign language simply by listening to it, without speaking it yourself.<p>In other words: Even if you're busy making dinner for your family, or running errands, or …

MIT Scientists prove adults learn language to fluency nearly as well as children

This week a new paper was published in the journal Cognition titled “A Critical Period for Second Language Acquisition” that used a new, viral …

When Learning a Foreign Language

Suppose you decided to start learning a new language—let’s say Italian. In the beginning stages of your language-learning journey, the Italian speech …

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With This App Made By 100+ Language Experts, You’ll Start Speaking A New Language In 3 Weeks

Just how many people does it take to create a range of award-winning language courses? At Babbel, we have a team of over 100 linguists and language …

How To Learn Your First Foreign Language

Image: iStock<p>Just because you took two years of French in high school doesn't mean you still know how to ask where the bathroom is. In fact, if you …

Learning a Language Through Songs: Rockin' Tools and Tips

Madonna once sang, “Music makes the people come together.”<p>There’s a lot of truth to that.<p>Music is a cornerstone of culture, and so songs have been …

What Are the Most Effective Strategies for Learning a Foreign Language?: Six TED Talks Provide the Answers

Earlier this week we featured the Foreign Service Institute's list of languages ranked by how long they take to learn. Now that you have a sense of …

Studying lifehack: You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud

Speaking text aloud helps words to cement themselves in the brain's long-term memory.<p>You are more likely to remember something if you read it out …

5 Tricks to Learn a Foreign Language Way Faster

Learning a second language is great for your brain and your business. Here's how to speed up the process.<p>Science shows that learning a second language can help you solve problems more critically, focus more intensely, and even keep your brain sharp as you age. And that's not even mentioning the …

How To Learn Foreign Language Easily And Quickly - {Best Methods}

Studying foreign languages online is really a great task and learning foreign language also makes you compatible to live in an another country too. …

You too could be multilingual – it's just about unlocking the skills inside

Think back to when you first started learning a foreign language. For many readers it was probably French, German or Spanish at school.<p>I was one of …

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What Gets Easier When You Study More Languages?

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Researchers at the Polytechnic University of Valencia have joined forces with Isora Solutions to test a new approach to language learning: resetting …

Language learning boosts brain plasticity and ability to code new information

By studying brain electrical activity of volunteers, researchers found that language acquisition enhances brain plasticity and capacity for learning. …

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Useful Language Learning Techniques - Conversation Exchange

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Is "Word of the day" a Strategy For Learning Languages?

A 12-Week Guide to Mastering a Foreign Language

If you're anxious about traveling to a country where you don't speak the language, there's an easy solution to your fears — learn it. Sure you can …

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The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Here Are Six Scientifically Proven Tips For More Effective Studying

Straight from the experts.<p>Not everyone studies the same way- some people are happy cramming everything at the last minute, and some require pages …

How to sound like a native speaker in a foreign language | 5-Minute Language

How to sound like a native speaker?<p>If you prefer to watch a video about this topic, then here it is! Don’t forget to subscribe to the 5-Minute …

Easy ways to study foreign languages

Struggling to learn a foreign language? A lot of people are in the same boat. Whether you're just starting to learn a new one or are brushing up for a semester abroad, use these tips to improve your language skills.<p><b>Find an organization:</b> Many schools have clubs and organizations that focus on …

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I Learned to Speak Four Languages in a Few Years: Here's How

<i>Lifehacker reader Gabriel Wyner was tasked with learning four languages in the past few years for his career as an opera singer, and in the process</i> …