Part II—A practical examination of why you should spend your time learning different meanings of words you already know, rather than trying to improve your comprehension by learning more words.
Writing your name in English is one of the first things language learners are taught. But watching the Olympics reminded me that writing Korean names in English isn't straightforward.
Over the years, I've noticed a number of similarities between language learning and learning to play the guitar. I examine 10 of those similarities in this post.
Many language learners mistakenly believe that learning more and more words is the solution to their comprehension woes. This is rarely the case. Learning new meanings for words you already know will likely yield far greater benefits.
Step-by-step guide on how to use the Chrome extension "Language Reactor" for learning English.