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Language -The L in NLC
Newsletter 5_To subtitle or not?
Whether to watch a tv-show (series) or a movie with subtitles or not is a question that we all get when we're language coaches, trainers or teachers.
The next question is whether the subtitles should be in original version or in our native language.
All the answers to your questions are right here
Newsletter 4_How I Learn Greek
The 1st thing I did was to learn the Greek alphabet before my trip to Greece (in 2020). When I got there, I mean the minute I got off the plane, I felt like I was 5 again, trying to read every word around me. It was like trying to figure out a puzzle and I loved it (I also quickly realized knowing the alphabet was not enough, but it was a step in the right direction)....read complete article
Newsletter 3_July 2022
Music can help you learn on so many levels.
Among many different reasons, it can make you learn because of the hormones that are released in your body when you listen to music.
It can also help you learn when you choose to listen to music with lyrics in the language you're amaing to improve.
Anf if you'd rather read about it, here's an article that sums up a few studies on the subject
Learning a Language Through Music: How to Train Your Brain (berlitz.com)
Newsletter 2_June 2022
Imagine that....645 meanings for one word.
By knowing this, if you're not a native English speaker, you now know someting about the language most of us are absolutely not aware of !
Do we ever know a language completely? Probably not.
Newsletter 1_May 2022 : Laughter
"Laughing swaps the cortisol in our bloodstream with highly sought after chemicals in the brain: dopamine, oxytocin and endorphins. Dopamine can enhance learning, motivation, and attention."
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