What are your Top 5 language learning tips? Here's what our learners say.
I asked this question to our upper-intermediate teaching practice students on our Celta course at New Oriental Beijing. We had just been reading an article written by a polyglot, and experienced language learner with many languages under his belt. If you’d like to read the original article, it’s here. I adapted it to have only 5 tips for the purpose of this lesson.
Here is the original writing before editing (exported from Padlet).
Our Top 5 Tips for language learning
Group 1 Tips
Written by: Jill, Lucy, Tom, Julia, yang, and Chelsea
Tip Number 1: Read easy novels
Tip Number 2: Learn by watching English TV series.
Tip Number 3: Use English learning apps.
Tip Number 4: Practice your speaking as much as possible.
Tip Number 5: Record something to improve your writing skills.
- Write a dairy everyday.
- Read the Economists and write a short post about your ideas about the reading.
- Engage with other writers. For example, you could comment on other posts that people have written in English.
- Read newspapers either from apps or physical newspapers.