Is speaking more important than listening when learning Chinese?
Developing The Four Essential Skills–Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing - Blog
The title says it all on this one. Find out whether you can improve your listening skills by watching world cinema.
What if your listening comprehension really sucks? I was asked this question in the Fluent in 3 Months forum — so you'll see my answer, and the answers of the Fi3M community. Read All About It!
The Essential Speaking and Listening: Talk for Learning at Key Stage 2
Are you a bookworm? Then you'll love this article by Igor Barca on being a literary language learner. Best method to read books in the target language. Discover reading hacks from the Fluent in 3 Months community in this Fi3M forum discussion. Find out why I love my Kindle for reading practice. Want free reading materials? Here's how to transfer web articles straight to your Kindle. What do podcasts have to do with reading? Well, the best podcasts include reading materials so you can follow along as you listen. Write it Down! Resources to Improve Your Writing Skills A few of you mentioned writing as a struggle, though it didn't come up nearly as much as speaking or listening.
When does singing improve your writing skills? When you write out the lyrics! Plus you'll develop your speaking and listening skills at the same time. Writing a Novel in Another Language.
Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, and Speaking Skills
Have you ever thought about writing stories in another language? What about writing a novel? Read about our amazing community members who are taking up this challenge in the Fluent in 3 Months forum. HelloTalk Review. HelloTalk helps you find language exchange partners to text chat with.
It's perfect for improving your writing and reading skills in a real-world environment. Duolingo Review. Did you know that Duolingo makes money from getting community members to crowd-translate documents? So, it has a horse in the race when it comes to improving your writing skills. I'd recommend it for that purpose.
Benny Lewis Founder, Fluent in 3 Months. Fun-loving Irish guy, full-time globe trotter and international bestselling author.
Benny believes the best approach to language learning is to speak from day one. There was an error submitting your subscription. Please try again. Email Address What language are you learning? Click here to see the comments! How fast could you learn a language… if you totally avoided speaking English?
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