Language Learning Tip #15

Problem

“I am working hard, but I don’t seem to be making the progress that some others are making.”

We continue discussion of the 5th sign from the 5 signs that you may be working hard but not smart. Again, the 5 signs again are:

Too much “brute force” in memorizing Very long study hours […]

Language Learning Tip #14

A quick review; the following are the 5 signs of working hard but not smart as found in the book “Language Learning Difficulties.” Today we look at #5.

Too much “brute force” in memorizing Very long study hours Lack of planning or system in study Low risk taking Mismatch between student’s preferred learning strategy and […]

Language Learning Tip #13

Problem

“I am working hard, but I don’t seem to be making the progress that some others are making.”

 

Idea

You need to keep working hard but you can probably work more efficiently if you take more risks. Another one of the 5 signs that students are working hard but not smart is: Low […]

Language Learning Tip #12

Problem #6

“I am working hard, but I don’t seem to be making the progress that some others are making.”

Idea

You need to keep working hard but you can probably work more efficiently. The first of the 5 signs that students are working hard but not smart.

1) Too much “brute force” in memorizing […]

Language Learning Tip #11

Problem

I am working hard, but I don’t seem to be making the progress that some others are making.

Idea

There could be many reasons for this. Some of them are out of your control. For example, you cannot easily change your natural aptitude. Some people are just more naturally gifted in different areas of […]

Language Learning Tip #10

Problem

I read too slow. In fact, it is so slow, it is embarrassing!

Idea

Reading is a skill that is acquired in stages. At every stage, until you are quite advanced, I advise the same thing:

Practice reading aloud.

First, I want to say something that will most likely make no sense at first.

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Language Learning Tip #09

Problem

I read too slow. In fact, it is so slow, it is embarrassing!

Idea

Reading is a skill that is acquired in stages. At every stage, until you are quite advanced, I advise the same thing:

Practice reading aloud.

First, I want to say something that will most likely make no sense at first.

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