How to Speak Like a Local: Tips for Language Learning

Greetings!

In honor of throwback thursday (TBT), I thought I’d share these tips for language learning again. After reading, don’t forget to add your tips for language learning in the comments section!

Have a great day!

– Pouneh

Longing to Travel

A Danish friend of mine recently asked me how I managed to learn Danish so well and so quickly when I was living in Copenhagen. Humbled by this question, I decided to write down a few tips, strategies and thoughts I have about language learning. So here it goes:

– Take intensive language classes. I took a Danish language course that met 3 hours a day, 4 days a week. Yes. 12 HOURS OF DANISH A WEEK! It was hard and at first, I didn’t feel like it helped, but I was pretty functional after just a few weeks of classes.

– Live with locals (or date one!). – This sounds obvious, but many people move to a new country and end up spending little or no time with the locals. The more time you interaction with locals, the more opportunity you’ll have to practice your new language skills.

  • Along…

View original post 338 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Comment Below

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s