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Ask the Polyglot 11: What is the best method to learning a new language?

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Mar 11, 2021

Welcome to the eleventh ever episode of our "Ask the Polyglot" series. In each episode, our Resident Polyglot and Language Expert, Shannon Kennedy answers your language learning questions.

Want your questions answered? Over on Instagram, we regularly ask what your questions about language learning are. Be sure to follow us on Instagram to keep an eye on our stories for the next opportunity to ask questions!

In this episode, Shannon answers:

  • What's better? Starting with learning vocabulary or grammar?
  • Once you have a bunch of words, how do you learn to string it all together?
  • How do I learn faster? / Tips for learning a language more efficiently.
  • Did you learn multiple languages at the same time or at different times? / Your opinion on learning two languages? / How to learn 2 different languages at the same time?
  • Do you have tips on how to prevent mixing the languages you're learning? / I'm currently learning Korean and Spanish and I sometimes mix them up… how can I fix this?
  • How did you memorize things? / Any good tips and tricks for memorizing? /  The best way to help remember the language?
  • What is the best method to learning a new language?
  • Do you speak Malay? And if yes, do you have some tips please?

Language learning Q&A - Ask our resident language expert your questions about language learning


What about you? What are your language learning questions? We plan to make them more regularly, so keep an eye on our Instagram stories! We’ll share when we’re accepting more questions and I’d love to answer your language questions in the next round. Happy language learning! 

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