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1.How to Learn Bahasa Malaysia? by Wan Yee
Or rather, how to learn Bahasa Malaysia as a standard language instead of being contented speaking the very easy Creole Malay? The first step is to assess your motive. While it is not ...
[Added: 15 May 2007   Hits: 2191   Words: 531]

2.How demanding are intensive week-end or summer courses? by Rick Martin
People of all ages find it easier to learn English or further study English language and literature through intensive week-end or summer courses. The thick unexciting books containing thousands of pages with grammar rules and explanations, vocabulary ...
[Added: 03 Mar 2007   Hits: 1147   Words: 487]

3.How to simply learn Spanish? by Patrick Clark
o learn Spanish, you could go to college spend a lot of money and you could earn a degree in the language. At the end you would be very fluent. But, this will take valuable time. If you need to learn Spanish you will want ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007   Hits: 896   Words: 521]

4.Why learn to speak Spanish? by Patrick Clark
Because it is the fastest growing language in america right now. With the Latin American population expending, being able to speak a language that is becoming so widely used would be an invaluable asset. Schools ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007   Hits: 1008   Words: 456]

5.Learn Chinese! by Gong Mo Tai
Essential Chinese Have you ever wanted to learn Chinese? Don't know where to start or tried products that promise fluency and give you about 10 phrases? Well, no more… come ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2007   Hits: 866   Words: 379]

6.Motivating Young Children to Learn English: Keeping Their Attention without Giving Them Gifts by Shelley Vernon
Young children are often eager, almost too eager. The problem arises when they are eager to do things other than what you're trying to teach them. Here are five tips to keep them interested in ...
[Added: 09 Feb 2007   Hits: 1151   Words: 763]

7.The Word Game by Lisa M. Laird
What is it about words? What is it that makes them so fascinating, or so difficult? Way back when, when I was in school, I was a perfectionist. Of course, I still am, but back then one of the ways that those traits came out was ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 854   Words: 621]

8.What do you call someone who only speaks one language? American! by Anthony Dwyer
Ok, so the title of this article is a little harsh. And it could've been rephrased lots of ways. In fact, people from Australia, Britain and New Zealand are just as guilty as Americans when it comes to only speaking their native language, yet expecting foreigners to ...
[Added: 07 Jan 2007   Hits: 1336   Words: 515]

9.Teaching English Tips to Stay in Control of a Large Class by Shelley Vernon
Teaching English with games is becoming standard through out ESL classrooms of the world. And this is good news, because children love to learn through games, and become much more motivated students as a result. However games often ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2006   Hits: 962   Words: 1018]

10.How to Teach a Child English One to One by Shelley Vernon
On the ESL forums one often sees teachers asking for ideas to make their one to one lessons more fun. Many teachers are brilliant in the classroom but are at a loss for ideas when it comes to teaching ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2006   Hits: 996   Words: 1029]

11.Finding The Best Translation Services by Dalvin Rumsey
It is only natural for a person to look for the best translation services available, no matter the type of these services. Humans are always in search for the best they can afford and for getting the most professional ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006   Hits: 864   Words: 438]

12.Some Advice When Learning to Speak Japanese by Cory Pangelinan
You may need to learn the Japanese language because you are traveling to Japan and want to become familiar with popular Japanese words and phrases. Or you might have taken a class to learn Japanese years before and are now looking for a ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006   Hits: 883   Words: 544]

13.How To Use Japanese Counters To Express Quantity by Rippasama
One of the biggest problems and frustration most beginner Japanese learners face is to study Japanese grammar counters. Mastering Japanese counters can be quite tricky since each counters has a different set of rules that will affect how a quantity should be pronounced. For simplicity sake, let's use the ...
[Added: 25 Oct 2006   Hits: 1121   Words: 321]

14.Learning How to Write in Chinese by Tony T
What do you need to know before you start learning Chinese? Before you begin to learn how to read and write Chinese, there is one thing you need to know, it is a very difficult language ...
[Added: 19 Oct 2006   Hits: 787   Words: 420]

15.How To Impress Your Friends With Spoken Japanese Even If You're A Total Beginner by Rippasama
Yes, you really can speak Japanese if you have 10 minutes to spare each day. The idea of course is to have a well planned out learning system that only requires you to set aside 10 minutes each day for learning Japanese. The key to learning Japanese ...
[Added: 16 Oct 2006   Hits: 856   Words: 601]

16.Expanish: New Trends in the Intercultural Exchange by Alejandra Livschitz
EXPANISH: The New Way to Learn a Language Gone are the days of classrooms, grammar exercises and text books, these days the newest way to learn a language is to experience it – literally. Imagine learning indoor rock climbing from your ...
[Added: 19 Sep 2006   Hits: 870   Words: 628]

17.How To Express Pain In Thai by RippaSama
Learning how to express "pain" in Thai can be quite useful when you need to tell someone which part of your body is in pain (i.e. to a doctor when you're in the clinic or hospital). It can be quite handy too ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 3052   Words: 761]

18.Foreign Language Memory Technique by James Dunn
Learning a foreign language takes a lot of time and effort. Even so, most people spend countless hours memorizing vocabulary lists, when there is a better way. The Dunn memory technique is a faster, easier, and more enjoyable way to learn a foreign language. In order ...
[Added: 05 Aug 2006   Hits: 847   Words: 735]

19.Body Language: What Do You Do With Your Palms? by Adam Eason
When you examine body language, throughout history, the open palm has been associated with truth, honesty, allegiance and submission. Many oaths are still taken with the palm of the hand over the heart. Even footballers do this when singing the national anthems before international ...
[Added: 02 Jul 2006   Hits: 1425   Words: 1166]

20.Is Chinese really so hard to learn as a second language? by Lily Chao
Many foreign friends of mine are complaining to me that Chinese is so hard to learn: the ridiculously difficult writing system, the confusing four tones, the extensive system of measure words, so a lot of things to memorize… It seems that I ...
[Added: 04 Jun 2006   Hits: 776   Words: 559]

21.Learning a Second Language Online by KaterinaMitrou
As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace and communication tools become available to more people, the world is quicklytransforming into a global village.We are all connected in one way or another - through business, travel ...
[Added: 21 Apr 2006   Hits: 835   Words: 541]

22.How is learning Chinese writing different from learning a Western language? by Kah Joon Liow
In the modern Chinese writing system, each character is a form of its own, representing a particular sound and at least one meaning. In other words, each Chinese symbol is a unity of form, sound and meaning. To ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2006   Hits: 960   Words: 403]

23.Overcome Your Fear Of Speaking Foreign Languages by Duncan Rooth
Many people hesitate to try and speak in a foreign language. This might be because they don't want to feel foolish, are worried about how they will sound, are scared of sounding silly and so on. As a result, they remain resolutely monolingual during ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2005   Hits: 896   Words: 644]

24.The Challenge Of Learning The Chinese Language by John Davison
Chinese is a language, or a group of languages, spoken by 1.3 billion people worldwide. If you believe Chinese to be one language, rather than a grouping, it is the single most commonly spoken language on the ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 821   Words: 683]

25.What is Language Immersion? by Dorioara Pinku
What is Language Immersion? Language immersion is a program where a foreign language is used as the language of instruction in school. In partial language immersion, only 50-80% of a given school day is in a foreign language. In full language immersion programs and international study ...
[Added: 16 Nov 2005   Hits: 792   Words: 799]

26.Learning The Arabic Language by John Davison
The Arabic language is an ancient tongue that dates back to earlier than the 6th century. It is a language steeped in history, and shrouded in mystery. Today, the Arabic language is the 5th most spoken language on the planet, and it is ...
[Added: 16 Nov 2005   Hits: 840   Words: 614]

27.7 Tips Prepping For A Language Program Abroad by Dorioara Pinku
7 Tips Prepping For A Language Program Abroad  Whether you know zero vocabulary or you are an advanced speaker in a foreign language, a little preparation can help you get the most out of your immersion language program abroad. Below are some tips from ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2005   Hits: 853   Words: 631]

28.Language Translation To Count On by Leon Chaddock
What is more frustrating than not having language translation abilities? It could be that you think you have found them and find out down the line that they are nowhere near as good as you needed them to be. Regardless of why you need language ...
[Added: 20 Oct 2005   Hits: 808   Words: 336]

29.Flowers, The Language Of Love by Frank Hague
Flowers Truly Reach Your Soul. Flowers are a heartfelt, natural way to lift our spirits. They can provide a smile for a tired face or brighten a room for a convalescent. Just imagine your favourite flower. Are you smiling ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2005   Hits: 822   Words: 494]

30.Learning Styles And Their Effect On Language Learning by Frank Gerace
Note: This article makes special reference to the effect of learning syles in the learning of Spanish but the principles are valid for all language learning. ¡LEER ES PODER! ¡Learning Spanish! ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2005   Hits: 817   Words: 1600]

31.How To Get Your Kids To Speak Your Language by Frank Gerace
Note: This experience had to do with preserving Spanish for our kids but the principles are valid for anyone trying to help their kids speak and preserve any language and culture. COUNTRY OF MANY PEOPLES This country,,, (The authors raised their ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2005   Hits: 823   Words: 1853]