Language learning tips

Thinking about learning a new language? Read these tips to help you get started and keep going.
  1. Make realistic, specific goals
  2. Remind yourself why you are learning
  3. Focus on exactly what you want to learn
  4. Read for pleasure
  5. Learn vocabulary in context
  6. Ignore the myths: age is just a number
  7. Do some revision of your native language
  8. Don’t underestimate the importance of translation
  9. Beware of fluency
  10. Go to where the language is spoken

Taken from Learning a language – 10 things you need to know (Guardian, 30 October 2016)

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