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Month: July 2017

What to do if the amount of New Vocabulary is unbearable (Part One)

What to do if the amount of New Vocabulary is unbearable (Part One)

Without a doubt, vocabulary is the basis of learning a foreign language. In comparison to studying your mother tongue, where the main focus is on grammar, you’re able to survive abroad without proper knowledge of grammar rules (hopefully, my students won’t see it). When you’re […]

The power of Receptive knowledge or Hello again

The power of Receptive knowledge or Hello again

Everyone knows what happens when we become lazy learners and pay less and less attention to the language we study until it is buried somewhere in our mind. The longer it stays there, the more our brain erases from the productive knowledge, i.e. those words […]