File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
The moose likes Meaningless Drivel and the fly likes Best way to learn a lanuguage Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Other » Meaningless Drivel
Bookmark "Best way to learn a lanuguage" Watch "Best way to learn a lanuguage" New topic
Author

Best way to learn a lanuguage

Kris Reid
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 05, 2005
Posts: 247
I want to learn to speak Arabic.
I have no experience learning languages other then English/Java

Any advice? Tips? Methods?
Chetan Parekh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 16, 2004
Posts: 3636
Rightnow, are you located in Arab country?


My blood is tested +ve for Java.
Raghav Sam
Ranch Hand

Joined: Apr 12, 2001
Posts: 412
First learn to read backwards...


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.<br />- Dr. Seuss
Svend Rost
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 23, 2002
Posts: 904
I'd suggest that you'd take good language course, and when you feel confident
you ought to live for a period in the particular region to adapt their dialect.

/Svend Rost
Damanjit Kaur
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 18, 2004
Posts: 346
I think, best way will be to move to the place where the language you want to learn, is spoken.

I studied French language for 1 year in my home country, though I had good grammer,vocabulary knowledge and could understand written French, but when it comes to listening and speaking, it was always difficult because of the French accent. There were some students who were able to pick up very fast as they devoted extra few hours everyday listening to audio,videos and joining the special conversational classes for the language and watching French movies.

I learned German language very fast in comparison to French as I learned it in Germany itself.
 
permaculture playing cards
 
subject: Best way to learn a lanuguage