Welcome to the five-week linguist show. We are going to talk about Comparison.
(0:31) – The five standards for learning and teaching languages.
(1:09) – Comparisons develop insight into the nature of language and culture in order to interact with cultural competence.
(1:17) – In language comparison.
(1:39) – Learning other languages is an acute awareness of our own language.
(4:31) – Awareness of language gives us the tools to learn and apply the practical parts whether we get any communicative function or not.
(5:37) – Learning patterns can really help you ladder and learn vocabulary really quickly.
(6:12) – Learning about the products, the product practices, and perspectives through language.
(9:13) – Making comparisons between this target language and your own language to make sense of both.
(10:41) – Find something of interest.
(10:55) – Use reading, audio visual content, and podcasts to learn.
(11:16) – Dig deep into the language and really examine and develop talking about that in the target language.
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