Language Learning in General

Answers and thoughts about language learning in general.

29 articles in this collection
Written by Gabriel Wyner

How Should I Incorporate a Tutor Into My Language Learning?

Following the Fluent Forever method with a tutor.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
Updated over a week ago

How Long Does it Take to Get Through the Pronunciation Trainer?

Am I doing this wrong?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
Updated over a week ago

I’m Trying to Use Rosetta Stone Alongside Your Method. Is This OK?

Or unproductive?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Help! I Found Out I'm Traveling Abroad Next Month and I Don't Know the Language

Where should I start with so little time?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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When Making Sentence Flashcards, Should I Select Pictures that Describe the Specific Word I'm Trying to Learn or Should I Pick Pictures that Relate to the Entire Sentence?

If it's: "My dog ate my homework" and I'm trying to learn "ate," should the picture represent eating or the entire sentence?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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How Do I Master a Proper Accent?

Building an accent to match your knowledge.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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How Many Cards do I Need to Learn a Day?

How many cards should I do, really?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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How Do I Push Past Mental Blocks to Achieve Fluency?

Clearing the final hurdle in mastering a language, like Spanish.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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What's the IPA Deck and Why Should I Use It?

Learning more about our International Phonetic Alphabet Anki Deck.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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How Do I Improve My Listening Comprehension?

I am gaining confidence in reading, but I struggle to understand when my colleagues are speaking.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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I Teach English. Could You Help Me Structure a Course?

How to apply the Fluent Forever Method in private tutoring and classroom settings.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Gabe Writes: 'Every Language Has a Particular Developmental Order, Which Children and Second-Language Learners will Inevitably Follow on Their Way to Fluency'--How Should this Influence My Learning Strategy?

Should I try and follow that order?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Do I Need to Make Up a Story to Learn My Vocabulary Words?

Is it necessary to form word associations through a story?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Applying the Fluent Forever Method to Private Tutoring

How can I adapt your techniques to teaching in a one-on-one scenario?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Different International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Systems

Why are there different IPA symbols and why do you use those found in the IPA deck?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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What Do You Mean by Spot the Differences Game?

Can you explain how the Spot the Differences Game works?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Formatting Cards for American Sign Language

How should I format cue cards for ASL?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Keeping Romance Languages Separated

How do you keep similar phrases separated in your mind?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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What Do You Think About Memrise?

Thoughts on the language learning tool, Memrise.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Can I Learn More Than One Language at a Time?

Should you learn more than one language at a time?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Do You Have a Single Page Overview of the IPA Alphabet?

Compare characters to see how they build on each other or work together.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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How Many Languages Can Someone Learn?

One of those questions language learners often ponder.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Thoughts on Duolingo

What do you think about Duolingo?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Using Anki to Learn Other Academic Subjects

Can Anki could be used to learn other academic subjects?
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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How Can I Best Find Print Books and Their Corresponding Audio Books Translated into My Target Language?

Wikipedia can be your source for finding a print or audio book.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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How Can I Adopt the Fluent Forever Method for Use with Kids?

Concentrate on picture cards and vocabulary at first.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Do You Recommend Learning Two Languages at the Same Time?

One step at a time.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Are the Cost of Frequency Dictionaries Really worth It?

Pros and cons of paying for it.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
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Do You Have Any Tips for Maintaining Multiple Languages?

Suggestions on how to keep from losing your level of expertise in multiple languages that you've learned.
Written by Gabriel Wyner
Updated over a week ago