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Proper Study Has Its Own Rewards Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Archived Posts

Have you ever watched people selecting fruit? Most look at its color and size. Some people smell the fruit, touch it, or even squeeze it. Still others weigh it, putting one piece in each hand to detect which is heavier with juice. What do you think they are doing? They are analyzing details, evaluating the…

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I’m Not Ready! Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in Archived Posts

I was visiting my parents over the winter break, and my 80-year-old mother is learning Spanish. She is doing a very impressive job. In just a few months of study, she is reading and understanding a Spanish book written for children ages 7-8 years old. She’s not a fast reader yet, and she asks for…

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Building Up Your Confidence Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Archived Posts

Building confidence requires a first step

Have you heard that the more languages you learn, the easier it is to learn another? It’s not because of being smarter or possessing some special powers. It’s because of the techniques you’ve learned, familiarity with new sounds and letters and the confidence built up from your experiences. The only thing holding you back is…

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Am I Ready To Speak The Language? Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Archived Posts

This is a question I’ve heard people ask after a few lessons of study. It is thought that if you don’t have enough basic vocabulary, grammar or a general understanding when others speak, then you’re not ready. Let me get straight to the point – You are always ready to speak a language, no matter…

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You Don’t Have To Be A Genius Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in Archived Posts

Let me start this post by saying that I, Sean L. Young, am fluent in nine languages and can have a conversation in an additional nineteen with varying degrees of fluency. I have been awed, praised, put on a pedestal and hated because of that. The fact of the matter is that I’m not a…

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Maintain Your Language Health Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in Archived Posts

Imagine having a car. You drive it to work, you go out of town. What if you forget to maintain it? Oh, you put in the oil when you remember to but you haven’t yet added grease to the axles or you might get around to checking on that noise next week. How long do…

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A Language Course in Your Pocket Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Archived Posts

If I were to tell you that you can get a complete language course that will teach you how to communicate in practically any situation in your choice of dozens of languages for less than ten dollars – you might think I’m crazy or you might want to know where to find such courses, right?…

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