5 Fun Language Learning Techniques

learnanewlanguageLearning another language can be tough, and sometimes it’s not much fun  learning all the grammar, the correct sentence structures and memorizing the new vocabulary.

To the rescue  are 5  fun language learning techniques that actually make it enjoyable.

#1 Play Scrabble in Your New Language
Playing Scrabble is a great way to build your vocabulary.  It will also help you recognize letter patterns and of course help your spelling.  I’ve been learning German for just over 5 months in an intensive German class and I find I need to tweak the rules a bit to have any chance of playing.  I play with a dictionary, which my German friends are not allowed to use.  If that’s still too difficult, you could also negotiate having an extra letter or two.  Playing Scrabble in German is more difficult than I had anticipated, but it is fun and a good challenge. Continue reading

Strategies for Language Learning

1045149-184x198Kató Lomb (Pécs, February 8, 1909 – Budapest, June 9, 2003) was a Hungarian interpreter, translator and one of the first simultaneous interpreters in the world. She knew 16 languages and shared the ways of mastering languages easily.Here are her requests:

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Spend time tinkering with the language every day—if there is no more time available, then at least to the extent of a ten-minute monologue. Morning hours are especially valuable in this respect: the early bird catches the word! Continue reading

About Armenians from Armenian sources

Patriotic Youth Club of Azerbaijan presents quotes from historical sources stated by well-known Armenians. They told about their origin and territory, about aggression towards Azerbaijan and other nations and slaughters conducted by them. See the video below and you will hear their confession.

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Lincoln’s Letter to His Son’s Headmaster

He will have to learn, I know,   
that all men are not just,
all men are not true.
But teach him also that
for every scoundrel there is a hero;
that for every selfish Politician,
there is a dedicated leader…
Teach him for every enemy there is a friend.
Steer him away from envy,if you can,
teach him the secret of quiet laughter.
Let him learn early that the bullies are the easiest to lick…
Teach him, if you can, the wonder of books…
But also give him quiet time to ponder
the eternal mystery of birds in the sky, bees in the sun, and the flowers on a green hillside.
In the school teach him

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Mohamed Smahi

  • I learned that we learn lessons and then face exams, but in life, we face exams then we learn lessons.
  • I learned that it’s not important where you are now, but the most important is where are leading now.
  • I learned that it’s better for anyone to be a turtle on the right way rather than being a deer on the wrong way.
  • I learned that the key of failing is trying to please everybody you know.
  • I learned that it’s better for someone to regret something rather than being sad for that something.
  • I learned that people forget how fast you’ve accomplished your task and remember the type of what you accomplished.
  • I learned that there are many people who get advices and only a few benefit from those advices.
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Omer B. Washington

  • I’ve learned that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.
  • I’ve learned that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back.
  • I’ve learned that it takes years to build up trust and only seconds to destroy it.
  • I’ve learned that it’s not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts.
  • I’ve learned that you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you’d better know something.
  • I’ve learned that you shouldn’t compare yourself to the best others can do, but to the best you can do.
  • I’ve learned that it’s not what happens to people. It’s what they do about it.

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