Language Learning Tip #18

 

Problem

“I am trying to change some of my language learning habits, and  I have ideas, but somehow I don’t put them into action.”

Idea:  Address problems with strategies not with wishes.

Five steps for creating suitable strategies:

1) Identify areas you want to improve in.  Do […]

Language Learning Tip #16

Problem 

“I am trying to change some of my language learning habits, and  I have ideas, but somehow I don’t put them into action.”

 Idea 

Have a weekly planning time.  I recommend that you follow these 3 principles:

Keep it very simple.  Don’t try to do too much at first. Keep it regular. It should be […]

Language Learning Tip #08

Problem

“I get lost in class, and I find it hard to pay attention.”

Idea

This problem can have many causes — some of which I will list. But the good news is that the solution could be very simple for you.

First, let’s list some of the possible causes.

Boredom or lack of interest […]

How Much Can I Learn?

We are often asked by prospective students how much Arabic they can learn with us or how good their Arabic will be after two years.

Measuring ability in a language can be a bit subjective but the ILR and ACTFL scales are helpful and are shown below.

But before we go any further, a word […]