Quentin Naveau, notre conseiller en formation linguistiquePublished on 5 July 2022 by Quentin


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To help you progress quickly in the language you wish to learn, we have put together a list of 5 tips that will allow you to develop your language skills faster.

1. Immerse yourself in the target language

Never miss an opportunity to learn!  Nowadays, thanks to online streaming platforms (Netflix, etc.), you can easily watch a film or series in another language. Take advantage of this! This habit will help you improve your listening comprehension in the target language. For those who are not into movies and series, you can always listen to the radio or try podcasts. The aim is to establish habits that incorporate the foreign language into your daily life.

2. Practice specific and useful situations

No one can learn a language completely; there will always be a word or phrase you don’t know. To stay motivated and progress faster, focus on one situation at a time.

For example: arriving in a foreign country, answering the phone, introducing yourself or your company.

ecific situations that you frequently encounter, you give yourself the opportunity to practice the language.

3. Speak!

Nothing beats practice. You should force yourself to speak in the target language until it ‘clicks’. The more you dare to speak, the more the language barrier will disappear. Ideally, surround yourself with professionals so that they can correct your mistakes. This will help to avoid acquiring bad language reflexes.

4. Think in the target language

Stop translating sentences word for word. Try to think specifically in the target language. To learn a new language is to learn a new way of thinking.

5. Repeat!

A language must be practiced frequently if it is to be retained in the long term. Vocabulary and expressions need to be repeated several times in order to anchor them in your memory for the long term. Daily training sessions are recommended.

Now, you no longer have any excuses. Go for it! And don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you would like to be accompanied by professionals during the learning process.