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Should We Read, Listen, or What?

Yesterday, July 4th, was the American national holiday. July 1st was the Canadian national holiday. Since I’m retired, I’m not much affected by holidays. Amongst the various activities that I enjoy, as you probably know, is language learning. When it’s sunny I have less time available for language learning, I’m doing other things, like golfing.  […]
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Books

The Mind of the Language Learner

The Mind of the Language Learner was uploaded onto Steve’s YouTube channel on December 27, 2018 Hi there, Steve Kaufmann here still in London enjoying a relaxed Christmas/New Year period with my son and his family, visiting with some of their friends and just enjoying being in London. Today I want to talk about what […]
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How to Learn Words

How to Learn Words has been transcribed from Steve’s YouTube channel.  The original video was published on November 20, 2012     Hi there, Steve Kaufmann here. Today I want to talk primarily about how I learn words because that was a request I had from one of the people who follows me here at […]
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Grammar

Grammar: How Best to Study it

Today I want to talk about grammar. Now, often here at my channel there has been discussion of the importance of input and the need to deemphasize grammar instruction when it comes to language learning. This very often causes a great debate between those people who love grammar and those people who are averse to […]
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