Language Learning For Absolute Beginners

Start Learning Any Language With Confidence Using Our Time-Tested, Practical Strategies
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Learn how to develop the right mindset and use the most effective strategies, methods, and resources for learning a new language with absolute confidence. Our course gives beginner language learners powerful tools (used by polyglots and linguists) to learn languages effectively.

Begginer Language Learners: Learn a Language With Confidence & Start Talking Within Weeks

Learn The Key Principles Of Successful Language Learning

Use Learning Techniques for Memorizing Vocabulary

Learn How To Express Yourself Quickly

Develop Good Pronunciation

Learn Grammar Without Stress

Learn Methods Used By Polyglots & Other Successful Language Learners

Many people would love to learn a foreign language but simply don't know how to get started, or perhaps they have tried a language program without much success (usually because it wasn't the right program for them). Fortunately, learning a language can be easy as long as you have the right mindset, tools, and methods. This is what this course focuses on – giving beginner language students confidence to dive into the language learning process.

The course starts presenting the language student with the right mindset including the key principles of successful language learning, followed by a list of suggested resources and how to tackle them. Given that it is often important to have some support when starting to learn a language, the course then moves on to discuss how to work with tutors and language exchange partners - which will help students find the right professionals and people to work with.

Additionally, the course provides a framework on how to set realistic goals and make a language learning plan, which can make a great positive difference in the student's learning progress.

From a more practical standpoint, the course also teaches how to learn important sentences effectively, how to develop good pronunciation, how to use learning techniques for memorizing vocabulary, and how to learn grammar without stress.

Finally, the course will provide students with a time-tested, proven framework to start learning a language, achieve great progress, and pave their way to fluency.

What are the requirements?

  • ANY beginner language textbook for your target language (from your local library or bookstore)
  • Alternative to the language textbook: any free language learning app (such as Duolingo)
  • Grammar textbook (OPTIONAL)
  • Cue cards (OPTIONAL)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get started ASAP with learning a language
  • Gain confidence in the language learning process
  • Use efficient, time-tested methods and strategies to learn your target language
  • Learn about tools and resources needed to learn a new language

What is the target audience?

  • People who have little to no experience learning a new language
  • Language students who feel they have "failed" at learning a language in the past

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction & Key Principles
02:43

Course introduction including how to use the course

04:18

Introducing the 3 key principles of successful language learning

03:33

What makes someone good at learning languages? Talent? Or the right methods and resources? Gabriel tackles these questions, arguing that anyone can become good at learning languages.

04:42

Why taking quick action is important when starting to learn a language

More on Beginner Language Textbooks & Switching Resources
Preview
01:40
Section 2: What Do You Need To Succeed? Language Learning Resources
05:53

Introducing different suggested resources for learning a language

IMPORTANT: List of Suggested Resources (note - some will be introduced later)
1 page
03:21

Why juggling different resources can be extremely useful in language learning

05:49

Are language tutors a good option for beginner language learners? Also, what makes a good language tutor?

08:36

An introduction to language exchange partners, including what makes a good one, and why they can have a good impact on language learning

Section Highlights & Suggested Actions
Preview
00:15
Section 3: Making a Plan & Getting Started
03:47

The importance of setting realistic goals in language learning.

04:51

How to make a successful plan for language learning and why that is so important for progress

Section Highlights & Suggested Actions
00:15
Section 4: How to Focus on What You Need to Say
Quick Note: The Importance Of This Section
00:22
04:06

An introduction on what kind of important sentences beginner language learners should focus on when getting started

"Important Sentences" Worksheet
1 page
03:42

Once you have a list of important sentences to focus on - what should you do? How to get them translated and get audio files for them

06:56

How to study and learn the important sentences in your target language

Section Highlights & Suggested Actions
00:15
Section 5: Learning Vocabulary & Tools For Effective Learning
04:57

Introducing how to review vocabulary with flashcards & how spaced repetition works

06:44

Once you have your flashcards ready, what to include in them to maximize learning

08:17

Introducing the program "Anki", including how to sign up for it and use the software

07:01

How to create your own flashcards on Anki

06:39

A brief introduction, with examples, on how to use associations to improve learning

Section Highlights & Suggested Actions
00:15
Section 6: Pronunciation
06:26

How to develop good pronunciation in a target language can be challenging and requires patience. However, with the right strategies and mindset, anyone can make it happen

10:07

An overview of two simple exercises to develop good pronunciation

Section Highlights
00:15
Section 7: How to Learn Grammar
04:43

An introduction about how to learn grammar efficiently by using examples

Section Highlights & Suggested Actions
00:16
Section 8: Conclusion
03:45

Conclusion of the course and how to take language learning to the next level

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Instructor Biography

Gabriel Silva, Educational Consultant, Entrepreneur, Business Owner

With fifteen years of experience as an educational consultant, math tutor, and business owner, Gabriel has over 2,000 online lectures on a variety of subjects, including mathematics, languages, and business. His lessons have attracted hundreds of thousands of viewers and draw enthusiastic reviews from students all over the world.

Gabriel is passionate about providing clear instruction, and his extensive teaching experience (in excess of 10,000 hours of personalized instruction over the years) has equipped him with the power to inspire students and help them succeed in their education. He is an avid language learner, a conspicuous polyglot, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from the prestigious Sauder School of Business.

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