We have often heard that globalization has led to the shrinkage of the world. Only physical boundaries between countries are left. However, if you have access to the internet, you can share your thoughts, interact, and also trade with people living in different parts of the world, all thanks to technology.
In today’s world, if you want to achieve personal growth, you need to step out of a particular region. Also, learning a new language becomes very important. Undoubtedly, a multilingual person will have an edge over someone who knows only one language. The major reason for this is the rapid pace of globalization, which I mentioned earlier, and also, digitalization.
The digital world is booming and not only in English but regional languages are also used on digital platforms. If a businessman or woman wants to grow his or her business internationally, he or she should have the basic knowledge of the language of the target region. These are just a few reasons how being multilingual can help.
However, in this article, we will discuss some of the major advantages of being multilingual. Continue reading
If you are looking for ways to spend your time at home and do something useful, you might want to think about learning another language. Learning a foreign language can be challenging but fun and definitely worthwhile.
With technology today it has never been easier to learn a foreign language from the comfort of your own home.
In this blog post we will tempt you with these …. good reasons to learn another language. Continue reading
This is a very good question that a lot of beginner learners of Spanish and other foreign languages ask themselves when they start studying. Should they work on learning more words for things or should they be focusing on putting the words together in the correct way?
This is what we will discuss in this blog post to help beginners work out what they should be concentrating on in the first few weeks and months of learning a language. Continue reading
Many people think that learning a foreign language is best done as a child or when you are younger when your mind is more receptive to picking up new words and your memory is better. However, is this really true? Investigations have shown that adults do actually learn languages better than children.
Yes children pick up words quickly but with languages they are also easily forgotten if not used regularly and this is the case at any age!
In fact there are many advantages to learning a language as an adult which we will discuss in this blog post. Not only that, we will also give you tips as to how to enjoy learning a language later in life. Continue reading
As much as confusion, fear, and uncertainty this year has brought to us as a result of the global pandemic, it has been an excellent opportunity to turn to learn new things as we all have got ample time. Staying at home and reading novels or text books is unique, but how about learning something that can change your life for good? You guessed it right! We are talking about learning a new language. Its fun, it’s exciting, and it is convenient to learn a new language while staying at home. Here are some tips to help you get started with it immediately: Continue reading
Learning a language takes a lifetime of practice to master. Although theoretical study using books and classrooms is a good way to start, at some point you have to use what you learn if you’re serious about developing your language skills.
One of the best ways to take your language studies to the next level is by immersing yourself through living in a country where people speak the language. Living and working in a foreign country may be your best bet to improve your French, German, Chinese, or whichever language you choose.
You’ll not only develop your language skills but also open the door to making new friends from different cultures. Additionally, living abroad provides the opportunity to try new experiences that will create memories that will last a lifetime. Learning a new language is well worth the investment. Here’s more on how you could prepare to live and work in a foreign country to learn a new language. Continue reading
It is a scientific fact that Spanish people speak much faster than English people. Most learners notice straightaway how fast Spanish people speak. Even if they think they are slowing down to help you, they don’t realise that this is still probably too fast for you to keep up.
In this blog post we will teach you some little tricks to make a conversation with a native speaker much easier for you to deal with.
Over 572 million people speak Spanish worldwide and with many British companies now trading with Mexico and South American countries, learning the Spanish language is a wise investment of time and money.
Another good thing about Spanish is that it is one of the easiest foreign languages for English speakers to learn.
If you learn in the right way using the tips in this blog you can make sure you make as much progress as possible in less time and also learn more easily.
Cultural immersion is a well-known and effective way to learn a new language. For instance, it’s been shown that students who are put in an immersive program where they speak at least 50% of the time in a foreign language show more progress in four weeks than most students in a classroom show in an entire year.
While uprooting your family to another country for a few months or even attending an immersive language camp may not be feasible, there are still plenty of ways that you can encourage this hands-on, immersive learning style as you and your loved ones go about learning a second language.
A lot of people start studying Spanish completely from scratch and after a few months they cover all of the basics. To get by in a language you need to know roughly —– words. At this level you know the key nouns, verbs and can express your needs and wants and communicate with native speakers in a simple way.
Once people reach this stage they wonder how to move on and start to study as an intermediate learner.
This blog post will give you ideas as to how to break out of the beginner stages of language learning and to move to an intermediate level.