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How to learn a foreign language.

Edwin T. Cornelius

How to learn a foreign language.

by Edwin T. Cornelius

  • 150 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Ava Morgan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17765289M

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How to learn a foreign language by Edwin T. Cornelius Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this entertaining and groundbreaking book, Dr. Paul Pimsleur, creator of the renowned Pimsleur Method, the world leader in audio-based language learning, shows how anyone can learn to speak a foreign language. If learning a language in high school left you bruised, with a sense that there was no way you can learn another language, How to Learn a Foreign Language will restore your Cited by: 6.

Acclaim for How to Learn a Foreign Language: “Useful and entertaining.”. -- The New York Times. “It’s astonishing that no one has ever thought of a book like this before -- designed to prepare students for beginning the study of any language. This book is indispensable to anyone learning a first foreign language.”/5.

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Paul Pimsleur, creator of the renowned Pimsleur Method, the world leader in audio-based language learning, shows how anyone can learn to speak a foreign language. In this entertaining and groundbreaking book, Dr. Paul Pimsleur, creator of the renowned Pimsleur Method, the world leader in audio-based /5.

The 10 Best Language Learning Books to Take on Your Linguistic Journey “How to Learn a Foreign Language” by Paul Pimsleur Ph.D.

Let’s start off with the granddaddy of foreign language learning—Dr. Paul Pimsleur—creator of the renowned audio-based language system that has helped millions of language : Stevie D.

If you are going to read a foreign language book, get a dictionary. It won’t be much good if you skip all the words you don’t understand. Underline them, find their meanings in a dictionary, write them down and learn.

It is the only way foreign literature Author: John Brams. efficient ways to learn languages. This book is a collection of advice and tips for how to learn any language quickly, and debunks a number of long-held beliefs, such as adults not being as good of language learners as children.

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However, you can find foreign language learning books and a handful of authentic offerings by browsing. Perhaps the easiest way to do this is paging through the foreign language reference section (linked above) until you spot a title in your target language.

There are thousands of different titles, including learning books and authentic content. Vocabulary pages are a helpful way to learn new vocabulary or reinforce vocabulary you already learned.

Having a section for words and phrases you hear is useful because you can jot down things you don’t yet know and then look them up later. Then, you can work on learning these words and phrases.

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Language learning studies show that you need to hit a certain amount of repetitions of saying a word within one minute of learning it, one hour of learning it, one day, etc.

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This is easier because you only need to handle one book at a time. But, you still have to take notes and follow the same rules: write your notes in a reliable notebook.

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Find books that you have enjoyed in your native language and read them in the language you are trying to learn.

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You could make a few notes in the target language, maybe writing down some of the main characters and. Have you ever read a book in the language you are learning?

I'm not talking about textbooks. I'm talking about novels, or the kind of books that you would re.