Yearlyglot Blog (Page: 5)
Hardship Makes You Stronger
If there's one lesson I've learned in the past year, it's that our hardships give us strength. The tough times make the less tough times easier.
This year's first language task is to renew my attention to the German language and bring my skill up to a reasonable level of fluency.
Anyone Who Calls Language Learning Easy Is A Liar
Compared to many of the things you do on a daily basis, language learning really isn't any more difficult. But it's also not easy.
How Languages Are Like Learning To Play A New Instrument
Throughout my life I've had a fascination with other languages, and a desire to speak them with others. Just as music is universal, so is communication.
The Importance Of Confidence For Language Learning
The most important thing we can do for the future is simply to not waste the present.
Why Good Advice Is So Hard To Follow
So often, the best advice is also the most frustrating. Sometimes the you can't learn something new unless you first un-learn something you already know.
The Language Market Puts Money Over Innovation
When you look at the language learning market, most products look the same. Companies are motivated by money, not innovation.
The Real Reason Most People Fail At Language Learning
It is my firm belief that one of the main reasons why so many people do not learn foreign languages, is that they simply do not know how to do it.