Using Feelings And Senses To Learn Foreign Languages

Tree Greek

This is a bit of a follow-on from what I previously wrote on Mastering Foreign Vocabulary. Did you know that the most common and erroneous way that a lot of us try to learn foreign language vocabulary, phrases and expressions is by repetition of the foreign language word/s and the translation in our native language? If… [Read More]

How To Unintentionally Learn A Foreign Language

Passive Language Acquisition

Did you know that according to his biography, Mezzofanti’s first foreign language feat was picking up Greek and Latin by overhearing classes while he worked as a carpenter across the street? This was before he was even able to read his own language: He was placed, while yet a mere child, in the workshop of… [Read More]