How to learn vocabulary effectively: the power of context

Mastering the context is the simple answer on how to learn vocabulary effectively

Average adult knows 60 000 words but only 10% of them is a result of deliberate teaching. The rest 90% of words we know and understand comes from oral or written context. Master this technique (incoded in the scientific world as Context Vocabulary Acquisition) and you will find the answer on how to learn vocabulary effectively. And, … Read more How to learn vocabulary effectively: the power of context

How many words you need to learn to speak a language?

Do you know how many words you need to speak a language with ease?

Learning a language (at least in its initial phase) all comes to learning new vocabulary. And one of the first questions you want to ask yourself to downsize this overwhelming task is how many words you need (really need) to learn in order to understand and speak a foreign language. The answer may be not … Read more How many words you need to learn to speak a language?

Translate songs: step-by-step guide to learning with music

Music is a power driving us to explore the languages we don’t know. And you can use this power to accelerate your language learning! How? Just start to translate songs. Music doesn’t know language barriers. It can make you mumble the lyrics on the language you don’t know and feel the meaning without translating a … Read more Translate songs: step-by-step guide to learning with music

Hyperproductive U: How to Use Commute Time to Learn a Language

It’s early morning, and you’re already packed in that bus/train/subway for at least a half-an-hour. A-a-a-a-argh. But did you thought that it can be a huge advantage on your way to fluency? Let’s see how many options you have to use this time to learn a language. Allons-y! If you live in a big city, … Read more Hyperproductive U: How to Use Commute Time to Learn a Language

How to memorize vocabulary fast: 7 everyday strategies

So here’s the magic equation. If you learn how to memorize vocabulary fast, your speed of learning a foreign language will skyrocket automatically. How is that? Because language learning is 80% of memorizing, forgetting and relearning vocabulary. I know, we both want the second word has never existed. And yet, it’s there. And like a … Read more How to memorize vocabulary fast: 7 everyday strategies