295: Principles of Language Learning with Lydia Machova | Part 4
Published January 8, 2019
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    Welcome part 4 of my conversation with Lydia Machovha, from LanguageMentoring.com

    In Today's Episode:

    To speak from day 1... or not?

    • Start with self-talk, then other speakers
    • Output is so much more important than the person you're talking to! Use other students, don't look for professional native speaker teachers you won't learn mistakes from others (just negligible influence) - because lots of listening input!
    • Less stress with "non-native speakers"
    • Don't worry about making mistakes - this takes a change in mindset but it's possible (especially people from traditional school system)
    • What to talk about (esldisuccions.org)
    • Simplify what you’re trying to say
    • The only way to improve speaking is to speak - not Duolingo, not reading, not grammar exercises

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