They say love is blind, and for sure it often ignores distance.
You travel abroad, you live in a different country, or maybe you don’t actually move from the city where you’re born. No matter how you meet them before you know you’re in love with someone from another country.
In the beginning, all is sparks and fast heartbeats:
Then comes a time for reality.
I have two friends (okay, maybe more than two but for the purposes of this article…).
One is from Jordan and one is from Germany.
They came to America as adults, and they have virtually no accent.
Yes, linguists will argue that everyone has an accent. What I’m saying here is that the way they speak—their word choice, syntax, intonation, and pronunciation—is a dead ringer for my born-and-bred American friends.
Not to mention both of them have an uncanny knowledge of American pop culture, which definitely helps their cause, but in any case…
I. AM. UTTERLY. FASCINATED.
Do you feel the same way?
Can trying too hard be a problem when learning a new language?
It can be if you’re not approaching the learning process in a smart way!
In that case all the hard work won’t deliver the results you expect.
Why don’t you focus on smart instead of hard language learning?
We’ll list 15 effective ways to do that.
If you are not already learning a foreign language, you should start right away!
Why may you wonder?
Well, let’s just mention a few benefits such as:
a better traveling experience, a better brain, a better social life, a better pay, better grades, a better job and a better life in general.
Yes, learning a second language makes everything better.
Being a multilingual person has many benefits.
For example, you can find a better-paying job, go abroad to study, and enjoy exploring a culture different from your own.
However, for many people learning a new language seems like an impossible task to accomplish, so they give up before even trying.