Choose your approach. There are so many different methods and approaches to learning, including classroom learning, self-study and telephone courses, immersion courses abroad, virtual learning and more. Choose the mix that suits you.
Staying the course. Language schools are easy to find in most places just pick up a phone book or surf the Internet. However, selecting the right one is important. It is a good idea to visit the school and talk to a teacher before enrolling, look for independent reviews of the establishment and ask friends and acquaintances for recommendations.
Tap into the media. Today, with television and radio channels from around the world easily accessible via satellite, cable and the Internet, it has become easy to find content in the foreign language you want to learn.
Net of languages. The Internet has become a powerful language learning resource, with much of the material sand tools available for free. It is easy to find on line language courses, dictionaries, educational games, forums,chat rooms, support, videos, listening exercises, abridged content, and more. In addition, the Internet carries plenty of authentic content, such as newspapers and magazines, in all languages.
Language tandems. Arrange a one on one conversational exchange with a native speaker who wishes to learn your language.That way, you both get a chance to practise.
Become a member of a language club, which are popular venues across Europe, not only for language learning but also for socialising.
Cultural materials. As you progress in the language, savour the culture through books, music, films, etc. Film son DVD can usually be viewed - in audio or with subtitles - in several languages. In addition, there is an increasingly broader range of audio books, often read by famous authors or actors, available in many languages.
Pen pals are a traditional way of enhancing your skills in a foreign language,learning more about the local society and culture, and making friends. In the digital age, the Internet can be a powerful tool for communicating across linguistic and social borders.