You decide on learning a new language, you’ve booked your training sessions, picked up the materials t practices, you’re fully motivated. You get started and then a few days in….you give up. Sounds familiar?If it does you’re not alone and let’s face it, learning a new language isn’t easy.
Of course, there are things you can make this a more engaging process and to help you on your journey, we have figured out ways that can make learning a new language easier and more interesting given our busy and hectic work schedules.
We all like to learn a different language other than our native one. Every year someone somewhere has listed down learning a specific language in their New Year’s resolution list. But due to some unexpected reasons, all the motivation goes down the drain especially when you come to know the learning it on your own is quite tough.
To make the entire process a little engaging and interesting to keep you going until you learn the language, here are some learning tips:
- Try listening to the language
People say that you need to have a certain interest in the language or you should be a little familiar with the sound of it to learn it better. You can search for the famous songs in the language you are about to learn to become comfortable with the sound. Once you start listening to the music and the song, you will immediately grasp the rhythm and the intonation of the language.
- Make an environment for learning
You need to make yourself comfortable in saying the wrong sound because this is exactly how you are going to learn it. Don’t be cautious of making mistakes. To get things going, grab yourself with a cocktail and sit with a friend to make it through.
- Always make learning fun
Make your learning process fun. Find a friend who also wants to learn the same language. Have a sleep over with them and start learning the language together. Learning with a peer can make things easier and not to forget fun. You will definitely be surprised to seeso many people willing to learn a new language with you. Make sure you involve those people who are reliable and commitment worthy. If one of you wants to give up, the other friend will give you the motivation to carry on.
- Put in enough time
According to the ARC Center, anyone can learn a language if they are ready to invest their time and effort into it. If you think you can learn a language pretty quick then you are slightly wrong. Yes, you may find tutors and guides to help you but it all depends on how much you are investing your time and effort in learning it.
- The biggest challenge
Whenever youare about to learn a new language, you will find it challenging because we naturally try to learn itkeeping our mother tongue in mind. That’s because even our subconscious is used to our native language. That’s why it takes time to process the new language.
Start learning by phrases and small words and you will be speaking complete sentences within a period of a month. Learning a second language is more explicit and can make your personality bloom as. Try it out and learn the wonders.