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Man-is-good
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10/13/2012 3:21:51 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
For an advanced class, I have been noticing a certain difficulty for me to at least understand some of the more subtler nuances of the foreign language I'm studying in, as well as an inability to keep up with the utterances of native speakers, more advanced vocabularies, dialects, idioms, etc. Now, realize that I do not wish to set myself with an enormous burden to shoulder, but am interested in a general methodology (as in for any foreign language).

If you have a general experience on how you learned a language, then you can share it. I certainly need a resourcefulness to advance my grasp on Italian, which I am currently studying.
innomen
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10/13/2012 3:30:40 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
Immersion is the best way to learn. Get down the basics, and just start living in the language, which isn't always easy.
Man-is-good
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10/13/2012 3:34:08 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 10/13/2012 3:30:40 AM, innomen wrote:
Immersion is the best way to learn. Get down the basics, and just start living in the language, which isn't always easy.

Well, yes. True indeed.

I would however ask-how would you live in the language?
Chaos88
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10/13/2012 6:10:46 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 10/13/2012 3:34:08 AM, Man-is-good wrote:
At 10/13/2012 3:30:40 AM, innomen wrote:
Immersion is the best way to learn. Get down the basics, and just start living in the language, which isn't always easy.

Well, yes. True indeed.

I would however ask-how would you live in the language?

Go there, watch movies or TV, listen to people who speak it if you can, read articles on the internet in Italian, go to an Italian blog and read any dialogue (the more formal the better).

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