Being Bilingual will give you an edge in today’s world. Most people travel for education, vacation, or even relocation. In a new country, especially a foreign one, you may have to switch from your mother’s tongue to accommodate a foreign language.
Even if you are in your home country, studying another language as a major, an elective or an application that teaches foreign language, you understand that bilingual may be cool, but the process to becoming an expert is a long and stressful one.
People around the world are developing interest in learning new languages especially now where you could make a new friend on social media even if they live close to you or in a country on the other side of the world. Everyone would hate a great relationship to be ruined by the barrier of language, hence, we are all growing to become a bilingual generation.
I understand the rewards associated with bilingualism, and so I have compiled a list of comprehensive tips that experts have recommended to learn a new language effectively. In this moving infographic below titled “hacks for becoming bilingual,” I present these tips.
There are a lot of new experiences we can become a part of by learning a new language. It gives us the insight to appreciate the intricacies of other culture, listen to foreign music, watch foreign movies, and practice their pronunciation whenever we get a chance to.
Sometimes, people get it wrong. They get tired and give up depending on how impossible the process may be. Some languages have such complex alphabetical structure and too many phrasal and sentence rules that it will prove extremely impossible to acquire especially if the learner is too immersed in his mother’s tongue. If you have found yourself in this situation, it’s okay to be frustrated.
Learning a new language takes a lot of practice. It takes years to master some. Most people give up whenever they notice no level of progress. However, there are many rewards that come with being bilingual.