Learning new languages is a natural instinct for children, and yet it becomes more difficult as we age. We might be at a disadvantage as adults, but with a few learning methods, you can still give yourself the best chance for learning a new language.
Learning English as a Second Language: ESL Teachers use the Beatles, Obama, and More
Most Popular Methods to Teach English: Lesson plan ideas for the future. Specifically: The Beatles song identification of verbs, adjectives, nouns, etc. Harry Potter - understanding accents, vocabulary in specific scenes, etc. Newspapers - political cartoons, news stories, current events, etc.
www.myenglishteacher.eu, "What Are the Best Questions to Ask to Get to Know Someone?" This infographic could be a fun speaking/listening exercise for a pair of ELLs, or for teachers to use to get to know their ELL students better.
So you want to learn a second language? Good. In my humble opinion, everyone should learn another language. But let me first say- it’s not easy. In fact, it’s really hard. But, it’s also incredibly satisfying, fun and rewarding. And not to mention useful.