5 bad behaviours to make you learn a language faster
City short courses language tutor Yinghong Huang shares her best ‘worst’ tips for learning a new language.
Read aloud and speak loudly: this will help you hear your own voice and pronunciation and make it easier to compare with native speakers.
Eavesdrop whenever a conversation is within hearing distance to improve listening.
Once a native speaker is identified, quickly initiate a conversation to practice speaking.
Always interrupt and ask for explanation when hearing unknown words to increase vocabulary.
Speak in short sentences without courtesy to ensure grammar and structures are used correctly.
Follow these tips, and you will be surprised at the results!