2

Though I am not a Japanese learner, I found that creating imaginary characters helped me overcome the problem that I am a solo-learner. I did this by printing various portraits of people with different expressions (happy, sad, angry, etc.) and people with different genders and ages. For example, in the language I am learning, both verbs and nouns change ...


1

Any good teacher always follows the constructivist approach, perhaps sometimes unknowingly, in the classroom while teaching his students. He always helps his students to construct their own knowledge by following the ICON model, i.e., Information construction model which has the following 7 stages : Observation : No students come to the class with an empty ...


1

You can use body language because every person in world uses it. For example, if you say "I" and try to make him/her understand what you say, you can point yourself with your index finger, so that the student can understand that you are talking about yourself. Or if you are talking about flying, you can shake your arms up and down.


1

Natives do not pronounce consistently Even languages spoken in only a single, small country often have dialects. Which are you going to learn? Learning pronunciation is not always easy This depends on the skills of the person, of the language(s) they can speak with native-like accent, and of the target language. Learning native pronunciation of English ...


1

I know a little bit about what Waltz is talking about. The amount of "distance" from the native language to the learning language is important, as is the amount of cognates present. Other factors include word length (very long or very short words require more repetition since they are harder to fix in auditory memory / harder to distinguish in ...


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible