Learning Writing Systems (Part 2)

  Association Try to associate the shapes of letters with familiar objects: some letters may look like letters or numerals in your own alphabet, others may remind you of animals, objects or people.   Practice Practice writing the letters as … Continue reading

Learning Writing Systems (Part 2)

  Association Try to associate the shapes of letters with familiar objects: some letters may look like letters or numerals in your own alphabet, others may remind you of animals, objects or people.   Practice Practice writing the letters as … Continue reading

Learning Writing Systems (Part 1)

Learning a new alphabet, syllabary or other writing system can be tricky. The difficulty of this task depends on the complexity of the writing system you’re trying to learn. If the language you’re learning is written with a different alphabet … Continue reading

Learning Writing Systems (Part 1)

Learning a new alphabet, syllabary or other writing system can be tricky. The difficulty of this task depends on the complexity of the writing system you’re trying to learn. If the language you’re learning is written with a different alphabet … Continue reading

Learning grammar (Part 3)

Word order Learning to arrange the words in the correct order is probably one of the most important and useful things you’ll learn after pronunciation and vocabulary. If you manage to use the right words in the right order you … Continue reading

Learning grammar (Part 3)

Word order Learning to arrange the words in the correct order is probably one of the most important and useful things you’ll learn after pronunciation and vocabulary. If you manage to use the right words in the right order you … Continue reading

Learning grammar (Part 2)

Learning the grammar of a language will enable you understand how sentences are constructed and to construct your own sentences. Without a knowledge of grammar all you can do is learn individual words and phrases. No two languages have exactly … Continue reading

Learning grammar (Part 2)

Learning the grammar of a language will enable you understand how sentences are constructed and to construct your own sentences. Without a knowledge of grammar all you can do is learn individual words and phrases. No two languages have exactly … Continue reading