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You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. - Maya Angelou Can learning a new language increase one's creativity? The idea of creativity is complex. According to "Human Motivation" by Robert Franken, creativity is defined as "the tendency to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives or possibilities that may be useful in solving problems, communicating with others or entertaining ourselves or others." To be creative you need to see things from new
When you decide to learn English-speaking, you must know that it is certainly going to be one of the best investments of your life. Investing in an English-speaking course online would mean that you are now ready to expand your horizons and enhance your life choices, which in turn would lead to greater opportunities on the professional as well as personal front. You must prepare and dedicate yourself wholeheartedly in the learning process and be an active student. Let us look at fourteen great reasons as to how one should learn and improve spoken- English skills: 1. Leave behind your insecurit
I hear that question very often. What I would like to ask you though is, what are you are prepared to do about it? How far are you willing to go? I mean how badly do you want it? How badly do you need it? The truth is most English learners don't. But first, what is native-like English? Is it just good pronunciation? Is it mastering a certain English accent? Is it fluency? What is it exactly? Well, let us keep it simple and agree that native-like English is the level of
While it may be hard to learn a new language as an adult, there are some that test our faculties more than others. Though it's slightly subjective which language is the hardest to learn, there are some that are definitely harder than others. And rather than listing very obscure languages that are undoubtedly hard (Tamil, Icelandic, Estonian, Polish, Hungarian), here are some of the most spoken and most challenging.
Have you ever read a note or letter that contained words, words, and more words but no punctuation? Well, I'm glad to say that I have, and I'm certain I used to before I learned English Grammar and Punctuation. While working with an English Language Learner (ELL) student some years back I remember asking the student to write a paragraph in English, the handwriting was beautiful and legible, however, there was not a single punctuation mark.
English language learners do not have the same knowledge that their native English speaking peers do, so it is essential that you create opportunities for it. And it's not that ELL students do not have background knowledge. They just have it in another language!