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Die Tipps Der Sprache

Die Tipps Der Sprache

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Deutsch Als Fremdsprache

Die Tipps der Sprache

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Language Tips
If you're a first-time language learner, you know that emotional comes up firstand down, right? When you understand a concept or begin to comprehend the language, you may experience feelings of exhilaration. exhilaration. However, these are often followed by moments of frustration and discouragement, during which you might feel as if you will never master the concepts and attain the ability to understand and communicate effectively. effectively. Here are some time-tested, research-verified approaches or we can say timeresearchsome tips that will help mitigate potential frustration and will increase your ability to succeed in language learning. learning. But first of all, will shown to you some of behavior which have being done by so many people in learning a foreign language. But all of them are language. wrong, useless, and ineffective. So, DON·T DO IT! ineffective.

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1) I·ll li en o he language ca e e while I worked around y hou e. e. It sounds so great and wonderful, but It won·t work effectively. You effectively. can·t only turn the tape recorder on and let the target language glide through your mind. mind. You have to learn all of the material inside the cassette, catch all of the words, learn it, repeat it, master it, and then test yourself towards every words and exercise inside. inside. Learning a foreign language isn·t as easy as you imagine. You have to try imagine. as hard as you can to master what target language you want. want.

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2) Ti e i n·t i portant. portant. Wow, that was very destroying imagination. Time isn·t important. I·ll imagination. important. take my time, pass day after day, and the language will stay there when I came back. back. Do not let that imagination glide through your mind only for a second. second. An apple which is bitten and left away will be brown. The condition is as brown. same as your ability in foreign language. If you don·t practice again and again, language. you·ll loose your ability, you·ll loose your memory towards the vocabulary, you can·t remember the conjugation form, you can·t pronounce the sentence fluently. fluently. Time is a sword. There so many things disappear if you let the time cut sword. you off. off.

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3) The chapter I learn i o difficult, I·ll pa it and back again later. later. That was a superb killer. Subjunctive in Romanian, tenses in English, killer. number interpretation in Russian, double infinitive in German, case in Finnish, gender in Hebrew, root word in Arabic, guttural in Dutch, nasal in French, tonal sound in Mandarin. Mandarin. Almost all of language have a high mountain. Climb it up! Don·t take a mountain. long way round. Take one step in several time, maybe one step-one day, be round. stepcareful and don·t give up in each step you taken. taken. Maybe it sounds hurt, but that·s the true. true.

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4) I won·t learn the right accent. accent. Indeed we are not native speaker, but it·s not wrong if we learn the right accent. accent. We will look the real native speaker³although we·re not native speaker³ speaker³ speaker³if we can show the right accent. accent.

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Language Tips
1) Set reali tic expectation It is natural to feel uncomfortable in a language class. You·re used to class. being in classes where the mode of communication³the language of communication³ instruction³ instruction³is a given. In a language course, however, it is the mode of given. communication itself that is the focus of instruction. For this reason, a instruction. language course is different than most other courses you will ever take. Not take. under tanding and aking i take are a very natural part of the language learning process. Accept the fact that you will not understand everything. In process. everything. fact, at the very beginning, you will not understand much at all. all. Remember that during the initial period of adaptation your ear and your mind are adjusting to the sounds and the rhythm of the language. Though you language. will not understand all of what is being said, you will be amazed at your increasing ability to make sense of the language. Remember that the only way language. to learn the language is through practice, practice, and more practice. And in practice. the course of practicing you will make many errors « and you will learn from them. them.

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2) Break tudy ti e into aller chunk Research shows that language students learn more effectively and get more when they study frequently and for shorter periods of time than if they study infrequently for extended periods of time. Try to study each day, and time. whenever possible, several times a day. This means, for instance, doing a few day. homework exercises each day rather than doing all homework assignments the night before they are due. due. In addition, there are many otherwise mentally ´idleµ moments during the day when you can work in some studying. For example, you can review studying. vocabulary while eating breakfast, recite the alphabet while showering, count your steps as you walk between classes, name as many object as you can in the target language on your way to college, take your vocabulary flash cards with you on a road trip, etc. etc. There are many moments during the day when you can squeeze in a few minutes of practice time. Through the repetition of material, it will be come time. increasingly familiar, until it eventually becomes an automatic part of your language repertoire. repertoire.

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3) Learn vocabulary effectively Vocabulary is the most essential element of communication. The more communication. words you know, the more you can say and understand. understand. The best way to learn vocabulary is through the use of flash cards that you make yourself. Make a set of cards and ensure it isn·t too big or too small. yourself. small. This makes them easy to carry everywhere. Write a vocabulary word on the everywhere. front and its Indonesian definition on the back. You can add the information back. about each word, like plural forms of nouns. nouns. There are many ways you can use flash cards as a learning tool. To help tool. you learn and remember noun genders, for example, you can color code the nouns by gender, either by using colored cards or colored ink. When studying, ink. organize words in meaningful groups (e.g., by noun gender, in thematic (e. categories, etc). Shuffle the cards or groups, so that you use the stack (s) in a etc). different order each time. Use the cards in both directions: first look at the time. directions: foreign language words and try to recall the Indonesian definition. Then definition. shuffle and look at the Indonesian definitions and attempt to remember the foreign language words. Flash cards offer many possibilities. Take advantage! words. possibilities.

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4) Practice language actively Whenever possible, speak the language aloud rather than reciting it silently to yourself. Say vocabulary words out loud, read passages in the text yourself. aloud, do pronunciation activities orally and not just mentally. Write down the mentally. answers to activities rather than gliding through them in your mind. Read mind. aloud entire sentences in an activity rather than just reading a fill-in response. fill- response. Transferring language from your mind to your mouth is a skill that requires a great deal of practice. practice.

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5) Do ho ework con cientiou ly In the course of a conversation, it is not practical to look up noun genders or fret over verb tenses. But homework offers you a golden tenses. opportunity to practice your language skills in a deliberate manner. manner. When doing your homework, you have the luxury of time. Look up time. words and genders you don·t know. Refer to charts and other resources know. available to you. This will reinforce the material and eventually it will become you. automatic. automatic. If you never look things up or simply guess, you will be strongly reinforcing errors and you will never learn proper forms and words. Read words. instructor feedback on homework and ask clarifying questions when necessary. necessary. Maximize the utility of your homework to your learning. learning.

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6) For tudy group Meet regularly with classmates to work together on homework assignments, to learn vocabulary, to study for tests, or just to practice speaking the language. Everyone has strengths and weaknesses when it comes language. to language learning. Learning with others helps decrease knowledge gaps and learning. gives you opportunities to actively discuss concepts and material covered in class, thereby increasing the chances that you will remember it. You will it. benefit from the knowledge and abilities of your classmates, as they will from yours. yours.

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7) Identify your learning tyle Each person has his/her own learning style and everyone learns at a different pace. Try not to get frustrated if someone else in class seems to be pace. progressing more quickly than you. You might find that you have a knack for you. grammar but have difficulty with speaking. Or you may find that you speaking. understand things perfectly in class, but when it comes to the homework assignments, you feel lost. lost. Strive to identify your own personal strengths and let these help you in your learning process. If you are a visual learner, for example, write things process. down and try to associate words with images. At the same time, strive to images. identify your own personal learning barriers and make efforts to overcome them. them. For example, if you tend to be quiet in classes and often refrain from participating, force yourself to sit at the front of the classroom. classroom.

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8) Maxi ize your language expo ure If your ultimate goal is language fluency, as it is for many students learning a language, then it is important to know that you will become more fluent more quickly if you increase the amount of contact you have with the language. language. You can start by simply practicing the language with a classmate outside of class. You can befriend native speakers in your community or class. attend a local foreign language conversation hour, if one exists. Rent a movie exists. in the target language, or listen to authentic audio or video online. online. Remember that you won·t be able to understand everything, and you might not understand much at all at first. Nonetheless, these experiences will first. make you increasingly familiar with the sounds, rhythm, and intonation of the language. language. Increased exposure to and active practice with the language will help you develop skills more quickly. quickly.

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9) Mne onic, brilliant idea fro Harry Lorayne Harry Lorayne has taught us an association system, named mnemonic, that mnemonic, can keep a new word from foreign language in our mind. The way is by mind. associating the word (s) tightly with our native language. language. Maybe that was so confusing, let take an example. example. Word ´bersamaµ in German is ´zusammenµ that pronounced /tsuzamm n/. Imagine³the association is given in Indonesian³Bu n/. Imagine³ Indonesian³ TSUnami TSUnami ber a a Pak Z Mroni meMENangkan perhargaan pasangan Mroni meMENangkan suamisuami-istri terromantis. terromantis. Still confused? OK, one more example. example. Word ´kukuµ in German is ´Nagelµ that pronounced /na:g l/. Imagine /na: l/. N na mengecat kukunya dengan warna GELap. kukunya GELap.

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9) Mne onic, brilliant idea fro Harry Lorayne Not all of the words can put to this method easily. There are automatic, easily. resemble, hard, and impossible word. If you·ve tried hard to put the word to word. this method and seems impossible, don·t waste your precious time. You can time. remember it conventionally. conventionally. Not only word, but also gender also can put in this method. method. For example, word ´officeµ in German is ´Büroµ. Imagine the office ´Büroµ. which only male people that work there. ´Der Büroµ; masculine. there. Büroµ; masculine. Still confused? OK, one more example. example. Word ´houseµ in German is ´Hausµ. Imagine the house which is very ´Hausµ. disgusting that almost every people in that city don·t want live there. ´Das there. Hausµ; neutral. Hausµ; neutral.

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10) Co unicate with your in tructor Take responsibility for your learning. Communicate with your instructor learning. any problems that may be interfering with your learning or any specific difficulties that you are having with the material. Seek help immediately when material. you need it. You might be surprised how easily such difficulties can be it. resolved. resolved. Also, be proactive about making up missed work. Not only your work. grade, but also your success at learning depend on it. it.

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