BlogPosts Tagged "Vocabulary" (Page 3)
Yet another thread at LingQ on vocabulary learning. I am quoted as having said the following: “To me a word is like a person you get to know and who is going to help you learn the language. You know lots of people without knowing them in detail. The more often you meet them in […]Read more Quantity over quality in vocabulary learning
Much like te amo vs te quiero, one of the fine points of Spanish is deciding when to use “ser” or “estar” . Both verbs mean “to be”. If you Google “ser or estar” you will find 350 million pages in .29 seconds. At this one site you will find the definition that I have […]Read more “Ser” or “Estar” in Spanish, which one should we use?
The size of your vocabulary will usually determine the size of your bank account. Robert Kiyosaki, author of the popular book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, wrote, “If you want to be rich, you have to have a rich man’s vocabulary. Words can make you rich, or can make you poor.” Or as Ed Hirsch, Jr. wrote […]Read more Vocabulary predicts success: word power equals life power
To me the major task in language learning is the acquisition of vocabulary. If this is done through massive listening and reading, it will naturally bring with it a constantly improving familiarity with the language, making it easier and easier to...Read more Learning words, word frequency, graded readers and more.