This week, how about trying to tailor the language you are learning to suit you. In a notebook or on a sheet of paper create a mind map. Start with a single concept, something that interests you or is related to an area of your life, maybe a sport you like, a hobby or related to your work. The next step is to connect this main concept with ideas and words that are relevant in the language you are learning.

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Not sure what mind mapping is ? Check out the guidelines here.

It’s useful to focus on keeping the language relevant to you. After all, the conversations you will be having will be relevant to you and your life.

What you may have learned in school, or what vocab you have so far, could be totally random in a real scenario, as Eddie Izzard found out when learning French:

 

 

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