There isn't one way or a right way to learn a language. What is useful is that you expose yourself to as many resources and tools as you can and pinpoint the most effective ones. For example, I have never used language learning apps nor language exchanges to become fluent in Spanish. However, now this is an essential part of my study routine for both Portuguese and French with the assistance of Italki, Mondly, Skype and Whatsapp
The great thing about language learning is that there isn't "an only way" to become fluent in your target language. For instance, I have never willingly decided to read a book when it came to learning Spanish, French or Portuguese and look at me now 😎. Now, without further ado, let's jump into talking about 3 items that you should always ensure to pack on your language learning journey.
In the group chat, English is spoken 99.9% of the time. However, there are also other groups where we focus on each other's target languages. For example, there are groups dedicated to Spanish, French, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Rumantsch and even Conlang group among many other languages where the native speakers team up to help those interested in learning their mother tongue.
What better way to embark upon this new blog than to dismiss the myths that prevent some of us from even trying to learn another language. Yes. Besides the common comments that one might hear like, "German is really difficult!" or "Don't learn Japanese or you'll die", there are a lot of myths out there that act... Continue Reading →