Language Learning Tip #07

Problem

“I find myself hesitating when I speak because I am second-guessing myself and correcting myself.”

Idea

You are most likely someone who uses their “monitor” too much.

 

The Monitor Hypothesis is the idea that many people who try to learn a second language as an adult have constructed a sort of mental computer […]

Language Learning Tip #24

(Continued from Tip #23))

Problem

“I learn the words, but I seem to forget after a few days.”

Idea

20 Flashcards, 4 boxes, and the principle of spaced retrieval.

 

In the last tip we talked about the principle of “spaced retrieval.” Now we will talk about the flashcards and boxes and how we can […]

Language Learning Tip #23

Problem

“I learn the words, but I seem to forget after a few days.”

Idea

20 Flashcards, 4 boxes, and the principle of spaced retrieval.

There is no way to learn words without doing some memorization. However, there are inefficient and boring ways to do it, and there are more efficient and less boring ways […]