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How can I help a language student overcome the "mental block" to learn?

The concept of Gamification have taken over the domain of language learning too. Duolingo is a nice example for the same. The lessons are divided into bite-sized chunks which are just enough for a ...
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Can passive speakers of a language gain native level fluency when learning it in their teens?

There is no reason to think that a Passive Bilingual/Speaker can't become a fluent speaker. In fact, they should have an easier time than someone who is learning the language from scratch. The main ...
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How can I help a language student overcome the "mental block" to learn?

Recently, there has been a lot of investigation on how to make language learning more enjoyable. Most online resources include games in their sites. This makes it more fun to learn the language, and ...
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How can I help a language student overcome the "mental block" to learn?

A new language student doesn't know what to do when you tell him: "Here are ten new words, please learn them by next week". They lack a structure. If you on the other hand tell them: "Download Anki ...
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What are the main causes of foreign language anxiety in learners of Chinese?

I'm not sure of any formal studies that prove which element would cause the most anxiety per se for learning Chinese, but intuitively it would seem to make sense as in this article. If difficulty = ...
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How can I help a language student overcome the "mental block" to learn?

Use some gamification. When I mean by that is, make the lesson into some sort of game. Where the student will earn a prize like a sticker, privilege, or just the prize of knowing something after so ...
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