Learning Vocabulary – strategies (Part 3)

Testing and revision To ensure the words stick in your memory, test yourself on them at regular intervals. If you learn some new words in the morning for example, check that you can still remember them later that day, the … Continue reading

Learning Vocabulary – strategies (Part 3)

Testing and revision To ensure the words stick in your memory, test yourself on them at regular intervals. If you learn some new words in the morning for example, check that you can still remember them later that day, the … Continue reading

Learning Vocabulary – strategies (Part 2)

Avoiding language mix ups Associating words from each language you learn with places where they are spoken will help you to avoid getting your languages mixed up. For example, if you’re learning French and English, imagine a map of Canada … Continue reading

Learning Vocabulary – strategies (Part 2)

Avoiding language mix ups Associating words from each language you learn with places where they are spoken will help you to avoid getting your languages mixed up. For example, if you’re learning French and English, imagine a map of Canada … Continue reading

Learning Vocabulary – strategies (Part 1)

Building up your vocabulary in a foreign language can take many years. Learning words in context from written and spoken material is probably the most effective way to do this. You could also try learning words in a more systematic … Continue reading

Learning Vocabulary – strategies (Part 1)

Building up your vocabulary in a foreign language can take many years. Learning words in context from written and spoken material is probably the most effective way to do this. You could also try learning words in a more systematic … Continue reading

Learning pronunciation – making yourself understood (Part 2)

Phonetics & Phonology Learning a bit about phonetics and phonology will enable you to pronounce the target language better. A good way to start is to learn the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), which can be used to represent all the … Continue reading

Learning pronunciation – making yourself understood (Part 2)

Phonetics & Phonology Learning a bit about phonetics and phonology will enable you to pronounce the target language better. A good way to start is to learn the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), which can be used to represent all the … Continue reading