Questions about learning a new language.

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How do you visualize and remember timelines?

When you need to learn a story or text off by heart how do you remember timelines? I mean visualizing a scene by itself in your mind isn't really difficult but to know whether it was yesterday or ...
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Language learning from Music

I would like to hear from people who feel music has been useful in learning a foreign language. What practises or combination of practises did you find useful? ( Listening to same music in a known ...
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Is it a good idea to test multiple “pieces of knowledge” on one card?

I'm using Anki, a flashcard learning tool, for learning Japanese vocabulary. Of course, this includes words with kanji. For these I need to know both the reading and the meaning. Now I'm wondering ...
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How to learn English in a way that contributes?

I want to increase my English language skills. I know that the options are 'endless', but I want to help the world somehow while increasing the skill. For this purposes I think that the most ...
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How to learn a lot of foreign language vocabulary rapidly?

I have found Spaced Repetition Software (SRS) useful for studying vocabulary, but mostly it seems only effective for review and retention and useless for learning new words. Is there any technique for ...
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Pictures for language learning

If you want to learn a new language, there are a lot of people who recommend that you stay within the new language. You are not supposed to learn vocabulary by learning their direct translations but ...
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How does a software developer will become most successful person in his professional lfe [closed]

How does a software developer will become most successful person in his professional life please share some keypoints that he should noted up
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How Can I Deconstruct the Skill of “Learning Conversational Dutch” Into Subskills?

I recently read the book "The First 20 Hours" by Josh Kaufman, and I wanted to apply his method of rapid skill acquisition to learning conversational Dutch. I'm trying to take that skill and distill ...
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Is it possible to learn foreign languages effectively by watching tv series? [closed]

Some people say that watching TV series can be very helpful in learning foreign languages. However, I am skeptical about it as I think that this kind of activity is just too passive. My biggest ...
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What is the way to improve higher level English

I live in England for last 8 years. My English is pretty good if I speak with friends. The problem starts when I want to write some text. I study on English Uni so need to write a lot. I do have ...
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strategies to learn multiple foreign languages

As for now, I speak three languages including my native language. As I am residing in Singapore, I am thinking of learning Chinese Language as a 4th one. But I am afraid that as I also speak Japanese ...