6 Language Learning Hacks – How to learn a new language fast


Hi Lifelong Learners, To today we are sharing
pro tips for learning a language with 2 key principles and 4 core actions
Firstly why is a second language just so valuable? Your brain is stronger, you develop multi
tasking, improved memory, more ability to spot things that are irrelevant or deceptive,
improved decision making and you boost your creativity. You delay the onset of dementia, your first language is improved, you have expanded career options and you connect with more people. It is a great thing to do! Two principles that MUST remember when learning
are language are: Firstly make mistakes. Perfection is not the goal. You will learn by mistakes. People who feel that must understand every
word in the sentence to communicate or are unwilling to guess or subsitute a word in
a new situation will not learn effectively. You must be bold and willing to make mistakes. The second principle is that weekly or even
bi-weekly lessons are not as effective as short regular sessions. You only need 30 mins a day to learn a new
language, this can be 3×10 mins sessions or in one block. Short regular sessions are far more effective
than long iregular sessions. First action. Focus on the building blocks of the langauge. This will unlock the whole language for you
and give you a firm foundation. In Mandirin for example there are 4 tones. You must learn these early in the process. In even in non-tonal languages like Indonesia
there are still key sounds to learn like the letter A which is pronunouned “A” rather than
A so the word Anda is pronuned Anda rather than and-a.Then second Action it to not learn
all words but the words but the words that are common and relevant for you. People commonly suggest newspapers or magazines
to “discover” these words but i recommend Google! There are approx. 170,000 words in English but the most common
1000 words represents 85% all words spoken in daily language. Consider this, with just 10 verbs, 10 nouns
and 10 adjectives you have 1000 phrases. And a super important point to remember is that with vocab DO NOT EVER try to connect a new words with a word in your native lanuage but connect
them with images. Your mind stores items as images rather than
words. If you just connect the word with your native
language word then you will need to travel always through your native language when you
are speaking. The third action is passive learning. Lots of learning can be completed as part
of your daily life. This can be as simple as watching a foriegn
movie with English subtitles or listening to the radio or music in the new language. The key is not to understand what is being
spoken but to be become familiar with the flow, the sound of the language and common
words. For Passive learning I recommend:
1) Watching TV and Movies with subtitles – there’s lots of content available freely online 2)
Having the Radio on during the day, just in the back ground. Listen. You will start to hear words and phrases. 3) Labeling everything your house. Your TV, your bathroom, your refridgeration
4) and my personal faviourte – change the default language on your phone or laptop. The final action combines all the learns from
the previous 3. You must speak the language! Find a friend, a mentor, a language parent. A native speaker who can regularly spend time
with you. It can be difficult in the ‘real world’ to find
a native speaker but with skype you can connect with people from anywhere! To begin it is best to consistently follow
the 1st 3 actions for 2-4 weeks. At that state you will have enough language
to dive into this and have basic conversations. Share in the comments what language you would
like to learn and why. Give me a thumbs up and subscribe by clicking
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12 Comments

  1. TheSamles

    September 6, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    wow i thought your channel would be huge tbh

  2. Yu Cheng

    September 16, 2017 at 4:21 am

    This is literally the MOST AWESOME video I've ever seen. Thanks Lifelong Learners for the language learning tips. Very honored to be a subscriber. :))

  3. Ammarah UmmHaneef

    February 11, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    Trying to learn Spanish. It is a very popular language and I would like to be able to communicate with spanish speakers.

  4. kylie games

    April 10, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    I do long lessons each day

  5. MAGIE IMAJEANX

    April 14, 2018 at 4:27 am

    Starting to Learn Korean, Japanese, Mandarin(Chinese), Cantonese…

  6. Mizzy Cat

    May 29, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    I'm trying to learn Finnish, because it's my dad's mothertounge
    I also really want to learn Spanish

  7. Tiara Nycole

    July 23, 2018 at 12:41 am

    Trying out Japanese lol

  8. me & myself

    August 5, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    Can u please explain alittle how i can connect a new language to objects instead of my native language i realise that i kind of do that.

  9. me & myself

    August 8, 2018 at 10:41 pm

    This is a great video thanks, i agree that short lessons are far more effective. Do u have tips about time management or choosing careers.

  10. Nosix HD

    September 25, 2018 at 9:41 pm

    Trying to learn German/Deutsch so I can find different jobs in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. In my opinion its a language who is spoken by millions in Europe that's why I'm giving my time to it. I'll start today !!! WISH ME LUCK lol

  11. Lendl Alfred

    October 18, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    I'm trying to learn Tagalog because my girlfriend is from the Philippines. She can speaks English, but I want to learn Tagalog so I can relate to her on a deeper level.

  12. Eva Baptista

    December 5, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    Portuguese my parents put me in a portuguese school and I struggle to communicate and understand

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