Thursday, August 02, 2012

Learning A Language With Learning Styles

Learning a foreign language is tough. While children seem to thrive on being thrown into the deep end of a foreign-language playground or classroom, only to emerge a few months later speaking like a native, few adults benefit from such a full-immersion experience.

The reason lies in our own individual Learning Style. If you don't like talking to strangers even in your home language, a foreign language course that requires conversation with your classmates is not going to be for you. If your learning style makes you hate memorising long lists of words, attending a foreign language course which tests your vocabulary on a regular basis is going to be counter-productive. If you don't learn visually, watching foreign movies is going to leave you cold.

Do you know how you learn best? Find out.

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