Most people are afraid to learn another language because it takes a lot of time and dedication. There are approximately 8000 different languages spoken in the world. Language is critical to life. It is the main key to social interaction. It helps to identify us as individual. cheap rosetta stone Without the existent of different type of languages, we will have no history and culture. Language proves to us that humans are a very intelligent creature.
The most common spoken languages that we know are English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Norweigian, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese etc. At present, majority of people other than people from English speaking country, learn English as their second language because English language is the centre of economics and politics. What will be the rosetta stone french next main language? Look at China and India now, they are the emerging countries. China is really going ahead in the past few years. They really spent big, buying mining material from around the world. Many countries buy and manufacture product in China. Everywhere you go and anything you buy is always "Made in China". India is also emerging with many countries outsource their call centre put to India. Have a good guess what will be Rosetta Stone Arabic the next popular or main economic language.
Most school in the world has a second language program in their curriculum. Some countries even had third or fourth languages as a compulsory subject in their school program. And if you miss out in your school days, maybe it is time to learn. Start today, it is never too late to learn. Learning another language is not expensive at all. Look around, you should be able to buy a suitable learning material according to your own need and budget. Whatever languages you choose to learn, it does enable you to see the world in a different perspective.
The world is beautiful with all different languages and races. Speaking Rosetta Stone Chinese another language allows one to work successfully with many different nationalities. Knowing more than one languages improve your chances for job opportunities. It also helps you to build your trust and friendship with people whose language you speak. Speaking another language helps to communicate with the world and bring them closer together. Majority of people learn another language for the following reason such as relocation to another country, business or work related, to learn and understand other people's culture, to become a linguist, to make travel more enjoyable, interest in foreign country and language, engage in international trade and diplomacy work, promote national security and world peace, improve life skill and knowledge, bring peace to the world etc.
How do you get started to learn a new language?
There are many books and audio language courses around, so go to your local bookshop or online. I am sure you can find one that is suitable for your level. Audio course can be helpful because you can listen to the right pronunciation by the native speaker. If you do manage to find a suitable one, download it to your MP3, which you can listen to frequently. Initially, it may seem strange and foreign, but after a period of time you should get use to the language. Reading or listening an hour daily is more effective than many hours of learning. Do not be too concern about your inability to remember, understand or speak the language. There is no such thing as learning a language overnight. Patient and the right mindset is the way to learn as with most things in life. Remember starting out is always the hardest.
The more time you spend learning and practicing another language, the faster you excel. Daily practice is the key to success. Listen, write, read, study words and phrases on a regular basis also greatly enhance your language skill. Build your vocabulary because there are heaps to absorb. Reading aloud helps to improve speech, memory and thinking in another language. Read slowly and repeat the same topic until you understand. Get yourself a dictionary or search online. Most important is, you must have a great passion to want to learn the language, otherwise, it is going to be a slow process.
Another great way to learn another language is to live in the country itself. This way, you will have no other choice but to speak the language of that country. For example, as an English speaker, if I want to learn Japanese language, I will travel to Japan and live there for say three to twelve months. A good way is to go to the target country (not English speaking country) to teach English. This way you will not only make money but learn another language. Most Japanese learn English in school but they lack communication skill and also most elderly people may have difficulty understanding English. Once there, I will have to speak Japanese on a daily basis, eat Japanese food, learn Japanese cooking, culture, eat and live like the local, explore the country, attend their festival etc. All this greatly helps me to learn, understand the http://rjnx260.blogspot.com language and the people, and also it makes learning the language far more interesting.
But not everyone can afford to learn another language using this method. And if you are in the workforce, you can't really afford to learn and live in another country unless it is work related. Fortunately, there are many home study courses which you can learn at your own time and in the comfort of your own home. Some courses over the internet even allow you to try the course for free. You should be able to find one which teaches you grammar, writing, listening and culture by native speaker. Library is another place to go to look for language books and audio courses.
To greatly improve your language skill, you should have your targeted language book and a book about the country. An interesting book to learn about a country is to buy a travel guide book such as one by lonely planet or any other publisher.