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How To Learn Vocabulary In A Foreign Language – Part 3

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This is my comprehensive guide to how to learn vocabulary in a foreign language!

To catch up on the earlier posts in the series, use the links below:

In the first two parts to the series, we looked at:

  • Some common misconceptions about memory
  • The first crucial step in memorising vocabulary
  • Why repetition is the engine of memory

This is the final part of the series, where we’ll travel back in time to discover the secrets to memorising vocabulary and being able to use it effectively in casual conversation.
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How To Learn Vocabulary In A Foreign Language – Part 2

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Welcome to part 2 of this special series where you’re discover how to learn vocabulary in a foreign language… my way! If you missed part 1, you should start there. (This post make much sense otherwise!) CLICK HERE TO READ PART 1 In the first part, we looked at: Some common misconceptions about memory The first […]

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How To Learn Vocabulary In A Foreign Language – Part 1

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This 3-part series will show you how to learn vocabulary in a foreign language… without forgetting it later! When you can increase your vocabulary on-demand, it gets a lot easier to speak your new language, and much more enjoyable too! You’ll learn the A.R.T. technique, and how to apply it to your language learning, so […]

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7 Reasons You’re NOT Too Old to Learn a Language

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Today we have great guest post that discussed that common fear… “I’m too old to learn a language!” It comes from Julie Peterson, who writes on study skills over at askpetersen.com Now, I realise that age and language learning is a controversial topic, so I look forward to reading your comments at the end of the […]

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5 Tips To Roll Your Rs In Spanish, Italian… Or Any Other Language!

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Learning how to roll your Rs is one of those language learning ordeals that can really make you feel stupid! Whether you’re learning Spanish, Italian, or any other language that uses this sound, chances are you’ve struggled to roll your Rs naturally. Like me, you probably spent hours twisting your mouth into weird shapes, desperately […]

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7 Tips To Learn Spanish Fast

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In this article, I’ll show you how to learn Spanish fast! You’ll discover the 7 key areas I’d focus on if I had to learn how to speak Spanish confidently in only a few months. I’ve drawn on my experience of learning 10 languages and identified the key study practices that result in you being able […]

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French Punctuation: The Curious Case of the Space

French Punctuation: The Curious Case of the Space

If you are learning French, punctuation may not be the first thing you think you need to focus on. In fact, no matter which language you are learning, punctuation is likely far down your list of things to learn. You probably prefer to focus instead on learning vocabulary and grammar. After all, punctuation is only […]

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6 Destructive Language Learning Excuses… And How To Beat Them!

6 Common Language Learning Excuses and How To Tackle Them

One of my favourite truisms is as follows… “The quality of your questions determine the quality of your answers.” To put it another way, if you’re looking for ways to become a better language learner, the solutions you find will depend on the questions you ask… Or the stories you tell yourself.  So, what stories do […]

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5 Amazing Reasons to Learn Ukrainian Today

5 Reasons to Learn Ukrainian

Today, I’m delighted to feature a guest post on a language that’s never been covered on I Will Teach You A Language before. Have you ever been tempted to learn Ukrainian? The author is Lesley Vos, a blogger, nature lover and coffee addict! Maybe it has never occurred to you to learn Ukrainian, but it should! By […]

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How To Learn Two Languages At The Same Time

It’s the language learning question I get asked most often… It comes up again and again on the podcast… And no matter how often we discuss it, it keeps coming back… “Can you learn two languages at the same time?” There’s something about the romance of studying two languages at once that people seem unwilling […]

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New Project: Learn To Write Traditional Chinese Characters

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I’m stuck. After a couple of years learning Cantonese, I feel like I’m at an impasse. The problem? I can’t read. I can speak Cantonese, but I’ve never learnt to read or write. You might think that’s a bit odd, but not studying Chinese writing at the start was a conscious decision I made, based […]

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Yoga For Language Learning: Stretching Your Mind and Body

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Practising yoga and learning foreign languages have more in common than you might imagine. The results of practising yoga and languages are similar – they are both great for your mind and body. In this article, I would like to share my experience and hopefully help you with incorporating yoga practice into your language study. Of […]

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MosaLingua App Review

Mosalingua App Review

I’ve been hearing a lot about the MosaLingua app for some time now, so I thought I’d give it a try, and write a review! So what is MosaLingua? Well, on a very basic level, it’s a smartphone app that teaches you useful phrases in the language you’re learning. The app then helps you remember […]

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5 Free Apps to Help You Learn Japanese

5 free apps to help you learn Japanese

So you want to learn Japanese, but you aren’t sure whether traditional methods or digital options are a good fit for you… Do you go with books? Or do you go with learn Japanese apps? Technology has drastically changed how we do things, making products more efficient, cheaper and faster, but traditional methods are still the […]

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Thai For Beginners: How to Learn to Speak Thai From Scratch

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What’s not to love about Thailand? It’s a stunning country, with beautiful people, and world-class food. But like most travellers to Thailand, I’d never even tried to learn to speak Thai… until now! In August 2016, I packed my suitcase and flew to Bangkok, with one mission: to (finally) learn to speak Thai. While in […]

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