Happy Expat Life
Useful information for expats. Explaining the psychology to help with understanding the thoughts and feelings that a move abroad stirs up. Lots of info for…
language learning - stop searching for the silver bullet. There is no silver bullet for learning another language. I wish there were. There are however a great number of regular bullets which combined together can lead to a personal language learning program that will allow you to successfully learn another language on your own terms.
This is an infographic on learning a foreign language. More and more people are getting interested on learning different foreign languages for several reasons such as for business, education opportunities and making personal relationships. There is a long list of advantages from studying another language however not all individuals have the right motivation and methods.
High frequency words play an important role in learning another language and provide a valuable basis for progressing onto more specialist vocabulary. Building a store of high frequency words give new learners confidence and allows them to move on to more complex language as their skills develop.
Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies - At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world.