Category Archives: How To Learn A Language

Top 5 Language Learning Tips

Below we have listed our top 5 tips to help you in your Language studies… Pronunciation- It is vital that you take the time to listen to and learn the pronunciation of the language right from the start. If you … Continue reading

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How to REALLY Learn a Foreign Language

You take the classes and do all your homework. You might even be able to have real conversations now. Congratulations. But to get past that intermediate level, and really own a language, you’re going to have to dive a little … Continue reading

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Bobbin

I remember a friend of mine, an American who lived in Rome, starting to study German. His Italian was impeccable, but for some reason he wanted to go to Berlin to study Russian. So first he needed German. He found … Continue reading

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Learn To Read Chinese In Eight Minutes

To a non-Chinese speaker (like me), and especially to a Westerner (like me), Chinese is the most impenetrable family of languages on Earth. While there may be only an eighth as many syllables as in English, the tonal variations for … Continue reading

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Language Learning – The Various Methods

There are many ways in which a new language can be learnt. So, if one is talking about an adult who wishes to learn a new language, then he or she has the option of choosing a method which makes … Continue reading

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How to pronounce foreign languages

Even if you can’t master a native accent, the key is to be clear and comprehensible. Anne Merritt offers five top tips. The tongue, lips, teeth and breath all contribute to the way a sound comes out of the mouth. … Continue reading

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6 tips for language learning acquisition!

“A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules”. Anthony Trollope The fans and users of the World Word Exchange avail of our plentiful resources for many reasons. Whether you are super … Continue reading

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10 Tips For Learning A Foreign Language

I’ve always enjoyed Italian opera and their cuisine as well as culture Dante Alighieri to Umberto Eco which caused me to create this article on 10 tips for learning a foreign language.  This is why I decided to sit down … Continue reading

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Being Bilingual Can Make You Smarter

There is a way you may avoid dementia, strengthen your cognitive skills, and heighten your intelligence. All you have to do was learn Spanish or another language.   If you’re like most you would love to be able to speak … Continue reading

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Fun activities can boost language learning: study

Playing simple games using words and pictures can help people to learn a new language with greater ease, according to a new study. Researchers from The University of Nottingham found that using fun, informal ways of learning not only helped … Continue reading

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Pensioner Jeffrey is minding his language

By MARC PROSSER Herald Reporter NOT content with being able to speak three languages already, pensioner Jeffrey Riggs has set out to learn another SIX tongues. The 68-year-old Plymothian – who already speaks French and German as well as his … Continue reading

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Learn Chinese with television

Sometimes students who are learning mandarin are confused about learning with television. Television is great for learning Chinese. The pictures make it easier to understand than radio and because you can see who’s talking, you get a better idea of … Continue reading

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New York teen learns 20 foreign languages in just four years!

Timothy Doner from the Lower East Side of Manhattan tells the Daily News about his linguistic journey from general language-learning malaise to becoming a polyglot with an arsenal of about 20 foreign languages. He shares what he thinks of language … Continue reading

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Are You Learning Foreign Language The Wrong Way?

About the Author: Joyce Del Rosario is a career and education blogger and she is a part of the team behind Open Colleges and InformED, one of Australia’s leading providers of Open Learning and online accredited distance education. Most people … Continue reading

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free advanced Spanish lessons online

Try these Spanish learning resources – 1-Massachusetts Institution of Technologies – MIT offers over 1,900 totally free courses for on the language learners. which include Spanish lessons. Course offerings contain  oral communication and sophisticated Spanish communication. 2- 123TeachMe – Its … Continue reading

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Procrastination: Your language learning enemy and how to get past it

by guest author Lizzie Davey We’re all guilty of procrastinating every once in a while – some more than others. We often find ourselves putting an important task off or filling our time with small, inconsequential ‘missions’ that we try … Continue reading

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They’re all lying! Language learning is NOT easy!

You’ve probably reached this point, right? You read the blogs, you follow the folks on twitter, you keep a positive attitude, all in the hopes that what these people are saying is really true… that one day it will click, … Continue reading

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Foreign languages: how to memorise vocabulary

“To get by in a language it takes a vocabulary of about 120 basic words” according to Anne Merritt. Here she give a few more tips on learning a new language and while not everyone agrees with them its a … Continue reading

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Ways to Overcome a Language-Learning “Rut”

It happens to the best of us.  Sometimes you just get stuck in a language-learning “rut”.  Overwhelmed by cases and conjugations, the learning experience doesn’t seem fun anymore. For those of you who find yourself in this situation, we’ve got … Continue reading

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The Thai Language

Even if you only plan to travel to Thailand instead of living there, learning a bit of the language is going to help you immensely. Unlike certain countries in Asia where a foreigner is always an outsider, if you learn … Continue reading

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60 Insanely Useful Resources To Get You Learning, Reading, Writing and Speaking Spanish Right Now!!!

Here you have an epic round up of insanely useful online resources and tools available for free that will help get you learning, reading, writing, and speaking Spanish Right Now!!!

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How many words do you need to know in a foreign language?

If you want to be able to speak, as opposed to reading, and understand another language then knowing the most common 1000 words will give you an understanding of 90% of whats being spoken. That’s more than enough to be … Continue reading

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English language is descended from ancient Turkey, experts claim

PUBLISHED: 21:09 GMT, 23 August 2012 New Zealand scientists say Indo-European language family – including English, French, German and Hindi – originated up to 9,500 years ago in western Asia English is descended from a language that emerged in Turkey … Continue reading

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How To Learn Language: Legends and Myths

It is not my desire to mislead you in any way. I am in the business of language learning. I am also an experienced language learner. The reason I created the World Word Exchange is because I could not find … Continue reading

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How to be a Great Student

How to be a Great Student using the World Word Exchange The world Word Exchange is a tool to help you learn a new language quickly. Everything you need to learn a new language is here, except the desire, you … Continue reading

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