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Learning a foreign language

Learning a foreign language is always beneficial, both for the brain and for the person. It allows you to learn new expressions and words. It also allows you to travel the world, to understand and be understood and to communicate better.

The advantages of learning a foreign language

Studying a new language opens a wide horizon for the brain. According to many studies and research conducted by linguists, people who speak several languages are creative and adaptable. They can learn and understand quickly. In addition, they are more empathetic and relational. This is due to an ease of understanding and communication that builds trust and tolerance more easily.

On the cognitive level, people who study several languages are able to develop concentration more easily. They are less distracted. Furthermore, we must not forget that learning foreign languages opens the door to the four corners of the globe. A bilingual or polyglot person is able to travel the world with ease!

"For every language you speak, you live a new life. He who knows only one language lives only once.

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How to learn a foreign language?

Learning a foreign language is not difficult. It requires repetition and memorization. This process is made easy through practice.  There are several ways to learn a foreign language:

Learning academically: by taking classes at a language center, or by learning online at learning sites. Some sites offer practical exercises with discussions and conversations with other members or professionals.
Learn in a more entertaining way: by watching films or series in their original version. By practicing with an online dictionary or applications that translate instantly.
Learn on the job: through total immersion in a foreign country or by corresponding directly with a native speaker.


The secret to mastering a foreign language

While there are no ideal formulas for mastering a foreign language, there is a way to accelerate learning. Practice is the only way to become fluent in a foreign language.  Learn to speak in sentences, not words. Don’t focus on grammar and conjugation rules, they can be corrected later. Speak even if you make mistakes. The more you practice, the more you will correct yourself.

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