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Improving at languages
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I currently am able to speak basic English, Frech and Arabic but I want to drastically improve at each one In a short amount of time (also i'm very lazy)
Thanks for any answer

I currently am able to speak basic English, Frech and Arabic but I want to drastically improve at each one In a short amount of time (also i'm very lazy)
Thanks for any answer
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study and practice. gonna have to grind p hard if you want to learn them all in a short amount of time.

study and practice. gonna have to grind p hard if you want to learn them all in a short amount of time.
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#3
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Work hard, practice with someone else, be dedicated to improving.
There is no easy way to learn a language much less three languages, you have to work hard.

Work hard, practice with someone else, be dedicated to improving.
There is no easy way to learn a language much less three languages, you have to work hard.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlCRfTmBSGs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlCRfTmBSGs
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f2s4x1odrastically improve [...] in a short amount of time
i'm very lazy

Go to a country where the language is spoken natively for a few months. You will be constantly immersed in the language and you will not have the option to be lazy, because you must speak to get things done. If this doesn't appeal to you then you don't really care as much as you think.Accept that some things in life take longer than a year to learn and prove to yourself that you can stick with it and that long term goals can be rewarding. It might take longer, but it will be just as, if not even more, rewarding.

As for English, you can actually immerse yourself in it without going to England unlike any other Western language, because so much source material is in English. You just need to make sure that you regularly listen to native speakers and practice your speaking; don't just read and write.
Change the system language on all your devices to English, watch English-language films with English subtitles and watch the BBC(they have a lot of very interesting programs), use English information sources(don't go to your native language Wikipedia for example; always use the English one), voice chat with native speakers and make sure to listen to them while you practice speaking to them.

By the way, don't try to learn two languages at once unless you can decently read a newspaper without using a dictionary and watch a TV show without subtitles in at least one of the two languages. You will give up on one, or even more likely, both of them within half a year.

[quote=f2s4x1o]drastically improve [...] in a short amount of time
i'm very lazy[/quote]
Go to a country where the language is spoken natively for a few months. You will be constantly immersed in the language and you will not have the option to be lazy, because you [i]must speak[/i] to get things done. If this doesn't appeal to you then you don't really care as much as you think.Accept that some things in life take longer than a year to learn and prove to yourself that you can stick with it and that long term goals can be rewarding. It might take longer, but it will be just as, if not even more, rewarding.

As for English, you can actually immerse yourself in it without going to England unlike any other Western language, because so much source material is in English. You just need to make sure that you regularly listen to native speakers and practice your speaking; don't just read and write.
Change the system language on all your devices to English, watch English-language films with English subtitles and watch the BBC(they have a lot of very interesting programs), use English information sources(don't go to your native language Wikipedia for example; [b]always[/b] use the English one), voice chat with native speakers and make sure to listen to them while you practice speaking to them.

By the way, don't try to learn two languages at once unless you can decently read a newspaper without using a dictionary and watch a TV show without subtitles in at least one of the two languages. You will give up on one, or even more likely, both of them within half a year.
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#6
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watch anime

watch anime
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#7
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mathemaphysicistwatch anime

He wants to improve, not get worse.

[quote=mathemaphysicist]watch anime[/quote]
He wants to improve, not get worse.
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#8
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duolingo is pretty good

duolingo is pretty good
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#9
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#10
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Immersion is the best way. If you put yourself in a sink or swim situation and have the proper skills and attitude you will surely succeed.

Immersion is the best way. If you put yourself in a sink or swim situation and have the proper skills and attitude you will surely succeed.
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mathemaphysicistwatch anime

That's if you wanna get better at japanese and a way to better immerse yourself in japanese culture and the language, English is what he wants to get better at not japanese.

[quote=mathemaphysicist]watch anime[/quote]
That's if you wanna get better at japanese and a way to better immerse yourself in japanese culture and the language, English is what he wants to get better at not japanese.
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#12
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put everything on ur phone/computer in another language

put everything on ur phone/computer in another language
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#13
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Anime will make you retarded and jack off all day. I've done the research. It's not a good study tool.

Anime will make you retarded and jack off all day. I've done the research. It's not a good study tool.
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#14
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I have a friend who speaks French, English, Portuguese, German, and is now on his way to learning Mandarin. I've asked him this question, word for word, to get his advice. His advice is to just constantly look for opportunities to use what you've learned. If you don't have friends who speak the language, find some, and constantly look for opportunities to talk to them in their language. Post on foreign language message boards. Find foreign language subreddits. Watch foreign language films and read foreign language books. There is no easy way to learn a new language, the only way is to find ways to practice. Once you have the basic grammar of a language down, it is almost entirely vocabulary. Perfect the grammar and then input the vocabulary. It's not a difficult concept to grasp.

I have a friend who speaks French, English, Portuguese, German, and is now on his way to learning Mandarin. I've asked him this question, word for word, to get his advice. His advice is to just constantly look for opportunities to use what you've learned. If you don't have friends who speak the language, find some, and constantly look for opportunities to talk to them in their language. Post on foreign language message boards. Find foreign language subreddits. Watch foreign language films and read foreign language books. There is no easy way to learn a new language, the only way is to find ways to practice. Once you have the basic grammar of a language down, it is almost entirely vocabulary. Perfect the grammar and then input the vocabulary. It's not a difficult concept to grasp.
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