Spanish Quiz
Select the Spanish Translation of:
moose

  • el alce
  • la llama
  • la licuadora
  • el filete

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Best Practices for Learning Foreign Languages

Learning foreign languages is a tough task to complete. You may feel that you have tried everything possible to understand and learn the language. Yet when you have the opportunity to read or speak the language amnesia sets in and everything is forgotten. Or, after study time, you cannot remember what you studied through. Follow these best practice tips for learning a foreign language.

One thing to do is to try and study though some vocabulary every single day. Without vocabulary a person cannot learn the language. Carry a ring of vocabulary cards in your pocket and if you find yourself standing in a long line pull them out and study them for a little time. Studying small bits every day the language stays fresh in your mind from one day to the next.

Another idea is to try and find a way to speak what you know. People can study grammar and vocabulary every day but, unless you have a way to speak the words you will never learn to articulate them to other people. Find a friend who may be learning the language or who can speak it fluently and ask for them to speak to you in it. This allows your mind to get used to hearing and processing the language.

If you have been studying a foreign language for a long, time take a few days off to allow the information to absorb into your life. After two days start studying again and you will find that it is a little easier.

Try playing a game that is written in the foreign language you are learning. By engaging in an activity that is not book work you are teaching yourself to learn in other ways. When people learn to talk as a child the language they are being taught literally surrounds them 24 hours a day 7 days a week. A student of the languages must find ways to immerse themselves in the language. This includes ways that are different from classroom and books. Learning a language as a child should be the model by which adults learn a new language.
 

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el joven
Translated into english:
teenager


trout
Translated into spanish:
la trucha