Learning a second language is something we can all do and should do at some point in our life. Not only does it exercise our brains, but it also helps us to appreciate the differences in cultures around the world.
In this article, I will give you my top tips for getting to grips with a new language as quickly as possible without having to feel the stress you may have felt when you were at school.
1. Have a Purpose for Learning the Language
2. Learn How to Say “Hello” and “Goodbye” Naturally First
3. Find the 100 Most Common Words
4. Get a Language Buddy
5. Schedule Consistent Daily Practice
6. Be Curious
7. Use YouTube
8. Use Your Technology
The Bottom Line
Learning a language used to be hard. You had to find the right textbooks with the right CDs or tapes. Today, it can be very easy. If you have an Internet connection, you have all the resources you need to become fluent in your target language very quickly.