Tips on Learning a Foreign Language

Tips on Learning a Foreign Language

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F?r m??t ?du??t?d ????l?, l??t?n?ng ?n th? f?r??gn l?ngu?g? ?? th? m??t ?h?ll?ng?ng ?k?ll t? m??t?r. W? ?r? v??u?l l??rn?r?, ???u?t?m?d t? l??rn?ng b? r??d?ng, but r??d?ng ?? u??l??? f?r ?m?r?v?ng l??t?n?ng ?k?ll?. M?r??v?r, b???u?? w? ?r? n?t u??d t? l??rn?ng b? h??r?ng, w? n??d ?ll ?ur ??n??ntr?t??n t? m??t?r th? ??und? ?f th? l?ngu?g?. F?ll?w th??? t???:

1. LISTEN WITHOUT READING An? ??ur?? m?t?r??l? ?r f?r??gn l?ngu?g? ?r?gr?m? ??m? w?th CD?, DVD?, ?r ??m? k?nd ?f ?ud?? ??m??n?nt. N?t ?nl? d? ??u n??d t? l??t?n t? n?t?v? ????k?r? (thr?ugh d??l? ??nv?r??t??n, mu???, m?v???, TV, ?t?), but ??u ?h?uld b? d??ng ??m? t?rg?t?d l??t?n?ng ?t ? l?v?l ?u?t ?l?ghtl? ?b?v? ??ur ?wn.

Th? k?? ?? t? l??t?n t? ? ?????g? ?r ??nv?r??t??n mult??l? t?m??, w?th?ut r??d?ng th? ??r??t, d????t? wh?t?v?r th? ??ur?? ?n?tru?t??n? ???. Wh?? Wh?n ??u r??d ?nd l??t?n, ??u ?r? m??nl? r??d?ng, b???u?? ??u ?r? u??d t? l??rn?ng b? r??d?ng. M?r??v?r, ????l? ?ft?n r??d ? w?rd, f?r ?x?m?l?, ?n S??n??h, ?nd un??n????u?l? ????gn ?t th? wr?ng ?r?nun???t??n b???d ?n th??r n?t?v? l?ngu?g?, ?? ?r? n?t r??ll? h??r?ng h?w th? w?rd? ?r? ??tu?ll? b??ng ?r?n?un??d. Al??, th? ??nt?n?? l?v?l ?r?nun???t??n, ?nt?n?t??n, w?rd ?tr???, ?m?t??n?l f??t?r?, ?r? n?t ?r???nt ?n th? r??d?ng ?????g?. Y?u n??d ?ll ??ur ?tt?nt??n f??u??d ?n wh?t ??u ?r? h??r?ng t? r??ll? ?m?r?v? ??ur l??t?n?ng ??m?r?h?n???n – ?nd ?r?nun???t??n.

2. LISTEN AND REPEAT Ag??n, d? th?? w?th?ut r??d?ng ?? th?t ??u ?r? r??ll? f??u??d ?n ?r?nun???t??n ?nd ?nt?n?t??n. If ?t’? t?? ????, d? ??m?th?ng h?rd?r, ?nd ?f ?t’? r??ll? ?m?????bl?, g?t ??m?th?ng ? l?ttl? ?????r. Y?u w?nt th? ?????g? ?u?t ?b?v? ??ur ?wn l?v?l. If ??u h?v? ? ??ur?? DVD wh??h ?h?w? l?ttl? ?k?t? ?nd d??l?g?, th??? ?r? ?d??l ?? ??u h?v? ?ll th? n?n-v?rb?l ?u?? fr?m th? ??t?r?. L??t?n t? ? “?hunk” ?f th? ??nt?n?? ?nd ?n?r???? th? ?m?unt ??u ??n r?m?mb?r ?nd r????t w?th ???h ?u??????v? tr?.

Aft?r ??u’v? l??t?n?d mult??l? t?m?? w?th?ut r??d?ng, th?n ??u ??n ?h??k th? ??r??t ?nd r?-l??t?n. D?n’t w?rr? ?f ??u d?n’t g?t th? wh?l? th?ng.

3. LISTEN TO WHOLE LANGUAGE Wh?l? L?ngu?g? ?? u?u?ll? r??l ??nt?n??? ?r ?hr????, r?th?r th?n ?u?t ?nd?v?du?l w?rd? t?k?n ?ut ?f ??nt?xt. M??b? ?? ? b?g?nn?r ??u w?ll w?nt t? l??t?n t? ?nd?v?du?l w?rd? ?u?t t? g?t ?t?rt?d. H?w?v?r, ??u ?h?uld l??t?n t? d??l?g?, ??nv?r??t??n? ?nd ?hr???? ?? ???n ?? ?????bl?. Th?t ?? b???u?? ?r?nun???t??n ?h?ng?? ?t th? ??nt?n?? l?v?l. Th?nk ?b?ut th? f?ll?w?ng ??m?l? qu??t??n ?n Engl??h, ?nd h?w ???h ?nd?v?du?l w?rd ?? ?r?n?un??d:

WHERE / ARE / YOU / GOING?

N?w ??? th?? qu??t??n ?? ??u w?uld n?rm?ll? ??? ?t ?n ? ??nv?r??t??n, ?nd ?t ??und? ??m?th?ng l?k?:

WHERYA GOIN?

S? ??u n??d t? h??r ?ll th? ?nt?n?t??n, ??nt?n?? l?v?l ?tr??? (wh??h ??rt? ?r? ?m?h???z?d, ?r l?ud?r), rh?thm ?nd w?rd ??mb?n?ng t? r??ll? und?r?t?nd th? l?ngu?g? ?? ?t ?? ???k?n, ?nd h??r th? ?r?nun???t??n.

4. LISTEN TO REAL LANGUAGE L??t?n t? mu???, TV ?r?gr?m?, r?d??, wh?t?v?r ??u ??n g?t ? h?ld ?f. D?n’t w?rr? ?f ??u f??l l?k? ??u ?r? m????ng ?v?r?th?ng. G?t ? h?ld ?f ??m? mu??? l?r??? ?nd ??ng ?l?ng. Mu??? ?? l?k? glu? – f?r ??m? r????n th? w?rd? ?nd tun?? r??ll? ?t??k ?n ??ur br??n. I r?m?mb?r tw? Fr?n?h ??ng? I l??rn?d ?n k?nd?rg?rt?n, ?nd I ??n ?t?ll und?r?t?nd ?nd ??ng th?m, ??t I h?v? n?v?r ?tud??d ?r ???k?n Fr?n?h.