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3 common myths that are stopping you from learning a language


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Hi everyone, my name is Steve Kaufmann. I have achieved varying degrees of fluency in 16 languages, and look forward to learning more. Here is the truth behind some common myths about language learning.

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3 common myths that are stopping you from learning a language

  2. 2. COMMONMYTHS : Here are some
  3. 3. MYTH #1 You have to go to school to learn a language
  4. 4. It has never been easier to engage with the language using the Internet, mp3 players and other modern opportunities to learn.
  5. 5. MYTH #2 Youhavetolearnthegrammar “basics” fromthebeginning
  6. 6. Reality: Grammar is hard to absorb, especially at the beginning of the language learning process.
  7. 7. You need to gain experience with the language by reading, listening, acquiring words and phrases,
  8. 8. and reviewing the grammar from time to time.
  9. 9. Eventually, much later, the “basics” of grammar will start to stick in your mind.
  10. 10. MYTH #3 It’s difficult
  11. 11. Language learningisnot difficult. However, language learningdoes taketime, PERSEVERANCE and PATIENCE REALITY:
  12. 12. Don’t expect wonders. Just enjoy the process.
  13. 13. Engage with the language in ways that you enjoy. Your language skills will gradually develop.
  14. 14. Before you know it you will be ABLE TO SPEAK.
  15. 15. Check out my blog or my social media pages: @lingosteve
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