Synopses & Reviews
Beginning to learn a completely new language can be a daunting prospect. You may have not studied for some time, lack confidence, or simply wish for some practical guidance on making the most of your language study. Success with Languages is designed to help all students to develop the skills they need to become an effective language learner.
Written by experienced teachers of languages at the Open University, "Success with Languages offers crucial and practical advice on such crucial areas as:
- Choosing your language and study program
- Becoming an effective learner
- Setting personal goals for language learning
- Monitoring your progress
- Using ICT to support your language learning
Each of the ten chapters contains a number of exercises, in order to help you assess the way that you learn and consider how it might be improved.
While designed primarily for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying courses that involve a language component, this study guide is relevant to anyone learning a language in any situation. Whatever your motivation and goals, "Success with "Languages will help you realize your potential and open your mind to new cultures, peoples and their heritage.
Success with Languages is designed to help all students develop the skills they need to become an effective language learner and to make the most of language study.
Written by experienced language teachers at the Open University, this book offers undergraduates and postgraduates crucial and practical advice on important areas such as:
- choosing a language and study programme
- setting personal goals for language learning and monitoring progress
- using ICT to support language learning.
Each of the ten chapters features a number of exercises in order to help students assess the ways they learn and consider where improvements can be made, making the most of the media available and how to use resources effectively.