Posts with the Tag 'study abroad'

Amelia on June 25 2010 3

Five Myths about Immersion that Can Ruin Your Language Holiday

What learning environment could be better than immersion? You’re surrounded by native speakers and have virtually unlimited access to listening and reading material—how could you not learn? Right? Yet we’ve all heard about or even met people who’ve lived in another country for years and still

Amelia on May 05 2010 0

Fear of Speaking a Foreign Language? Consider This When You Travel

Linguist and researcher Stephen Krashen has a theory that most language learners go through a “silent period” during which they either can’t or don’t want to talk. It could last a day or a month or more. More importantly,