How to Speak Like a Local: Tips for Language Learning


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.

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