The following article defines first language acquisition versus second language learning as well as explains the language teaching method of language immersion and the problems with language learning programs, including language software, that promise successful second language acquisition.
Before you can learn to read or write Hebrew, you’ll need to become familiar with the Hebrew alphabet and symbols. This article for beginners will introduce the letters and help you to distinguish between them. Download of Hebrew alphabet chart available.
Have you been to the foreign language section of the bookstore? If you have, you will have noticed that many children’s’ books are available in Latin. This article will give you tips on how to use these books in Latin language instruction.
Phrasal verbs are a verb form unique to Germanic languages like English that are formed by a verb and one or more prepositions. English phrasal verbs may be intransitive, nonseparable transitive, optionally separable transitive, or obligatorily separable transitive.
Accelerated Learning (AL) is a whole brain learning methodology that promotes and enhances language acquisition. Teaching language in the way that children learn their first language, the AL methodology balances left and right-brain hemispheres for optimal learning conditions.
There is a variety of language learning software, foreign languages learning websites, language CDs, language tapes, and methods to learn languages, including all manner of interactive language software now available. Digital technology has enabled the language learner as never before. Here’s how.
Even beginners should be encouraged to write and perform original dialogues in the foreign language they are studying. Learn how to get a lot of mileage out of this experience!
Interested in becoming a professor of a foreign language – a university professor? This article describes the process, the steps along the way, what the goals are at each step, regardless of the language you wish to one day teach. There are slight institutional variations, but this is the basic map
The second student of the group of four assigned to present a case study of a country covers history. He or she follows the student who has covered geography. Read how to guide the student, providing the a framework most likely to ensure a successful and confidence-building presentation.
Get intermediate foreign-language students doing research to find data and present it! This brief series will use intermediate Spanish as an example, but it can be easily adapted to any language.