When it comes to learning foreign vocabulary, rote learning is what most language learners dread most.
Fortunately, research now suggests that vocabulary is best learned by using the different senses.
According to a recent study, done by the Max Planck Institute, performing gestures while learning new words is particularly effective.
Lets’ face it.
Learning a new language can be a frustrating experience sometimes.
Granted, anything you can translate literally to a language you already know is a piece of cake.
But it’s in those things that differ so much from our native tongue where the challenges surface.
I thought I had it all figured out.
Surrounded by native speakers, probably for ever, there was nothing more I had to do but speaking to rapidly improve my Spanish.
Yep, just plain old chatting would shoot my fluency through the roof.
Or so I thought…
Wherever you go, be it the internet, a college or a bar, people always seem to pop up advocating their best way to learn a new language.
But does it even exist?
Read on to find out.
Having written last time about how the wrong impression of memory can prevent you from learning a language, today I’ll be sharing a memory-improving strategy with you.
And the best part is that there’s nothing extra to learn, no techniques to master, and you practically don’t have to change your language-learning activities at all.