Tag: Language

Language speed

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] In you want to know why some languages sound like they are spoken much faster than others this infographics will give you the answer. Sofya Yampolsky created this infographics based on the Universite de Lyon research, whose students wanted to explain the speed of language phenomenon! The Speed of Language infographic by sofyay. […]

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Google Chrome: More than a browser!

Most probably many of you are using Google to browse the web pages you want to find, on the things you want to explore, learn, have fun, find data, develop business, exchange information, do all different things you want to do in “the big white open If you are one of the more curious that explores […]

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18 ways to enhance your language skills

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– Tips for teachers –

You are probably aware that learning a language can be achieved easily id you are determined to learn it. With the available resources in the libraries, schools, and online courses it is only an excuse to postpone the learning of a foreign language that can improve your skills, help you find a better job or boost your self-confidence.

Here are 18 strategies that are offered for enhancing language skills and managing language challenges.
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4 tips for fast learning any foreign language

4 tips for fast learning any foreign language

For many people, the idea of learning a foreign language can be exciting and intimidating, especially if the thought brings back memories of learning a second language in middle school or high school.

The truth is that learning a foreign language is a lot easier than most people expect, particularly if you follow these four tips which I have discovered after a decades of helping other people learn English.

1. Make mistakes: The way to learn a new language (and new things) is by making errors. That is right!! Your success will come from repeatedly failing. Give yourself permission to make mistakes (not indefinitely and irrationality) and you will learn more than you ever dreamed possible.
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Why should you learn a foreign language?

If you did not know by now, there’s a lot to be gained from learning another language. Some of the things that can be mentioned as a benefits are career potential, new cultural values, brain exercise and few more… read on! by Sergio Fernandez.

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11 words that you can not translate into English

11 words that you can not translate into English

There is no doubt that the relationship between the words and their meaning is a fascinating one. Linguists spend countless years deconstructing it, taking it apart letter by letter, all in order to figure out why there are so many feelings and ideas that we cannot even put words to, describe the meaning from one language to another. The richness of the English language is in the willingness to accept new words from different cultures and languages – this is one of the reasons that makes it so popular and widespread. However, in spite of all the richness and variety of words for thousands of terms, there are still words that can not be translated with one word only. Here are only 11 words that can not be translated into English and they all come from different cultures. I hope you find them interesting.
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Is Japanese the hardest language to learn?

Unfortunately, there’s no easy and definite answer to the question “Which is the most difficult language to learn” due to the huge amount of variables that the question raises, however for traditional, native English speakers, we do have a suggestion. First, we will discuss some of the considerations that have led to this conclusion. Country […]

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Can vocabulary make you become a better learner?

Can vocabulary make you become a better learner?

Can you be a great communicator, without having great vocabulary? Think before you reply……..

You will be really surprised to learn that a really big vocabulary is not necessary in order to express yourself clearly and to move others with your words.
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