ABC of learning a new language
survive in the rat race and to get to the top one of the ways of staying
in the competition is by knowing an extra foreign language. Knowing English
of course is a must and if you still think that the plural of mouse is
mouses, it is suggested that you drop the idea of a new language immediately.
deciding to go into learning a new language you have to know which is the
language for you. Which particular language interests you and why? It is
usually easier when you know that you have business pending or you have
to travel abroad. People in all countries feel extremely happy when they
see an outsider making an attempt to speak in their language just as we
would if a German came up with a warmí Namasteí . Having a flair for languages
is essential. To some it may take days to memorize a simple hello in a
foreign language. It is indeed complicated, and total and utter concentration
is needed while learning something new. The choices are large when you
have to decide which language to get yourself into. Of course, the most
popular are French and German but now with the rising scope of Japanese
and Spanish more people are opting for these languages. The popularity
of Portuguese and Russian courses is also on the rise. The easiest way
to learn is to travel. With as little as a month in France you will come
out with fluent French or from Spain as a Spanish Supergirl/boy. Since
it is difficult to survive on Sign language and actions, the easiest and
most convenient way to survive is by learning the language.
for learning a new language
1 ) Think in
that language. It will save you a lot of translation inside your mind.
2 ) Read childrenís
storybooks in that language. It will amuse you as well as improve your
3 ) Make your
dictionary your best friend
4 ) Donít compare
the language with English. It will only confuse you more
5 ) Remember
that in almost every language apart from English everything is either masculine
or feminine. Mixing them both up is hilarious and often very embarrassing
6 ) A simple
way to get it into your head is to stick little chits in your room on objects
with the word written in that language.
7 ) Donít give
up. Itís frustrating but very rewarding.
The known institutes
here in Pune which give you courses are Max Mueller (#624945 )for German,
Alliance Frances for French(#5657848) and the Ranade Institute (#5654256)
for Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Russian.