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Studying and learning a foreign language for many is an unattainable desire. If you are reading this article, you are probably among those who see this goal of learning a language far out of reach. In this article, you will discover that this is just a myth. You will also discover:
Studying and learning a language is necessary if you are an ambitious person who wants to have a great future.
You’ve probably heard it by now: if you want to be successful at work, you have to speak at least one foreign language.
If you have ever looked at the job portals, you will have seen that approximately 8 out of 10 positions ask for a good level of English, at least a B1, and 6 out of 10 even ask for a second language.
If you aspire to a prestigious (and well-paid) profession, you cannot flee from languages. Knowing AT LEAST one foreign language is not important; but essential.
According to a study by the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada), bilingual workers earn between 3% and 7% more than those who speak only one language. Yes, learning a language is so important.
Apart from this, immigrating to a foreign country, Canada for example, require you to pass an edibility test such as IELTS or CELPIP.
According to some researchers at University CollegeLondon, learning foreign languages alters gray matter in the same way that exercise builds muscles. Learning a foreign language is an amazing way to train your brain: it improves memory and increases concentration.
However, if despite this, even the idea of repeating words and grammar rules seems like the worst torture you could face, or you already have enough of classes and exams, read on to find out how to learn a foreign language without any difficulty.
The first thing you have to know is that there are no secrets, magic formulas, or tricks to learning languages: it just takes determination and an effective learning method.
It is a myth that was born when very little was known about the characteristics of the brain. Neuroscientists have shown that the brain can learn, re-learn and create new neural connections at any age, as long as it is trained, and learning a language is one of the best workouts.
The only thing that differentiates children from young people or adults is that they are not afraid of being wrong. A child is not ashamed to make mistakes in speaking when he is experimenting with new sounds and new words in a new language. Shun the embarrassment and follow the steps that you will find here. You will see that it will be much easier than it seems.
Each of us has natural predispositions, but that does not mean that something “is not for us” or “is not good for us.” If you tell a child what they can and cannot do when they are in school, they will begin to run away from all the subjects that they are “not good at.”
This is exactly what happens with languages. The most typical example is English. Everyone has a very positive or very negative way of thinking about languages. There is no middle ground because most of them either feel capable or believe they are totally incapable of learning them.
We want to deny this because learning is not a question of talent. It is a question of method.
Studies revealed that after 13 years of schooling, only one in three students understands what they hear in English.
Languages are taught at school because everyone knows that they are important for the future of any student, the problem is that even if you have studied English for 10 years, you are still not able to work in that language.
If you are in university but still don’t know how to speak English fluently, it is only for lack of an effective method, but since you know that it is necessary to make it safe, you have been looking for creative ways to learn it, including self-taught books.
It is as effective as emptying a pool with a sieve.
We have even written this blog to guide you, but we know that you will not learn to speak or use English only by reading this or any other blog; it is not the most effective way to learn a language.
It is like wanting to learn a bicycle by reading a book. You can read in detail how you have to do the movement. But there is a huge difference between theory and practice. It is very different when you get to the pool, and you have a coach who corrects you and helps you master that discipline.
Learning a language in an academy
A 30-hour academy costs about 10,000 rupees. You go to class, and you learn something, and then they give you homework that you do not usually do because you have a thousand other things to do and 30 hours of school later and 10K rupees less in your pocket; what has changed?
Decidedly nothing, or very little.
Everyone says that you have to live in a place to learn a language. These experiences vary according to the destinations. Paris is the most expensive, 1,030 euros per week, and then we have Monaco and Boston, 980 euros, 940 euros. A week in Malaga set you back by 860 euros.
After this experience, you will have had a lot of fun, and you will have met a lot of people, but how has your level of knowledge and command of the language evolved? Especially if you have travelled with people who speak the same language that you do.
Going to another country for a few weeks is a great experience from a thousand points of view, and it is also useful to learn the language, but it is not enough to master it completely.
Learn a foreign language with YouTube, Netflix, etc.
In recent years, you can find many ways to improve your English (or any other language that you would like to learn). It can help you improve understanding, but when you start speaking, which is the most important part, you are unable to pronounce a meaningful sentence, as if your mind was disconnected from your mouth because while inside your head, you know what words would you like to say, you can’t get them to reach your mouth.
But it is not all bad news, because there is a way to learn a language easily and quickly.
Did you know that the 100 most common words in English represent half of all English texts? It means that only by learning 100 words is it possible to understand the general meaning of a text.
Logically, if you talk about learning, you cannot do it speaking like Tarzan in the jungle. To achieve this result, we have tried to use all conventional methods:
“What should we do to show you that we are capable of learning faster than everyone else?”
These are the 3 steps to allow you to speak a foreign language in 60 days at a level that you have never had, dedicating half an hour a day.
The first thing you have to do is learn about 1000 words of that language. With the techniques, it does not take more than 30 minutes a day for 30 days to achieve this result. Without words, you cannot speak.
The second thing you have to do is build the sentences in the present, the past, and the future. You have to know how to order the information and the different verb tenses.
Once you have learned this, you have to know the fundamental characteristics of the language you want to learn. For example, in English, the pronunciation rules or irregular verbs, in French the accents, the genders in German, etc.
If in the first month, you spend half an hour a day learning vocabulary, grammar rules, and the present, past, and future tenses, at the end of the month, you will be ready for step number 3.
At this point, you are ready to start talking.
Will you speak like an Oxford professor? No!
Will you speak perfectly? No!
You will speak like a duck!
And it’s very good like this!
From this moment, you can start talking to a native who will help you and correct you. I also advise you to join a “Conversation Club,” which is a place where you and a native teacher can converse for half an hour a day.
You can find it in a language school or online. Spend a few minutes on Google to search the options depending on the language you want to learn.
After 30 consecutive days of conversation, your knowledge of that language will reach a level that you would never have reached before.
And keep talking because that’s the ONLY solution.