BlogArchive by Category "Learning Techniques"
30 Jul 2019
Today I want to talk about three months because three months comes up quite often. We have our 90-day challenges at LingQ. I have done quite a few. I have done it in Polish, in Korean, in Arabic and Persian and maybe some other, I can’t remember. We had the 3 Months to Fluency that […]Read more First 3 Months Fluency is NOT the Goal
25 Jul 2019
I don’t think it takes any special talent to learn multiple languages. Some people may do better than others, but everyone can do it. Some may pronounce better, some may have a larger vocabulary, different people have different interests, but everyone is capable of doing it. It’s an extremely rewarding thing to do.Read more Learning Multiple Languages at Once: Is It a Good Idea?
2 Jul 2019
This video was first published on January, 30th 2012 Hi there, Steve Kaufmann here again at my blog The Linguist on Language and, of course, the website LingQ.com. Today, I want to talk about something that has been on my mind and it has to do with the importance of good language content. Content […]Read more Language Learning Content and Why It’s Important
25 Jun 2019
I believe that listening comprehension is an important skill in language learning. That is what you should drive for first of all. If you develop good listening comprehension, the other skills will come, the speaking will come, even your grammar, your accuracy.Read more Listening Comprehension: An Important Language Skill
18 Jun 2019
Check out this video of an American speaking excellent Spanish, and I mean excellent. His name is Richard Vaughan, of the Vaughan language schools in Spain. (He should plug LingQ for me since I am plugging Vaughan, but then I was just so impressed...Read more Can You Sound like a Native Speaker?
6 Jun 2019
Patience In Language Learning was uploaded onto Steve’s YouTube channel on August 10, 2015 Hi there, Steve Kaufmann here. As you know, I like to talk about language learning. If you enjoy my channel, please subscribe. I try to put out a video at least once a week on tips or experience that I have […]Read more Patience In Language Learning
23 Apr 2019
Learning Four Languages at the Same Time has been transcribed from Steve’s YouTube channel. The original video was published on November 3, 2012 Click here to check out Steve’s Podcast https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.lingq.com/resources/contents/audionorm/resources/contents/audio/2014/09/07/Learning_four_l.bdacd0a4a1fe.mp3 Hi there, Steve Kaufmann here. I [...]Read more Learning Four Languages at the Same Time
18 Apr 2019
If you do enough reading and listening in Spanish, you’re attentive to the language and you occasionally review this kind of explanation, (but rely largely on repeated exposure in different contexts), you will eventually be able to get that natural sense for Spanish verbs and you can master them.Read more Tips for Learning Spanish
5 Mar 2019
Instead of Just Studying Languages, Explore Them and You’ll Learn has been transcribed from Steve’s YouTube channel. Original video was published on Jan 3, 2019 So we’re out for a walk in London. It’s kind of a cool day, but it’s lovely to walk. It’s not raining. What I thought I’d talk about today […]Read more Instead of Just Studying Languages, Explore Them
17 Jan 2019
I hear all the time that Google Translate doesn’t work. It’s not accurate. It’s this and that. I think Google Translate is a tremendous resource and not only for language learners. It’s not 100% and it’s better for some languages than others, but I find it extremely useful.Read more Google Translate Doesn’t Work?