Do you know what language immersion is? Language immersion is when you learn a foreign language because you are always around it. For example, you could learn Japanese while living in Japan.
It’s not easy to have language immersion if you don’t live in a country that not use the language that you want to learn. It’s challenging but you can!
Here are 5 ways you can try language immersion at home.
1. Change the language on your phone, computer, and social media
This way, you will get accustomed to the language you want to learn. It’s a great way to learn new languages. You might not used to reading those in a different language, but hang on you will get used to it.
2. Use a dictionary that uses the foreign language you want to learn. For example, English-to-English dictionary
For example, if you want to learn English, you can try to use a English-to-English dictionary. There are many free English-to-English dictionaries that you can download. For example, Merriam-Webster and Oxford.
3. Make “The foreign language that you are learning” space
If you are learning English you can choose all or part of your house and fill it with English books and other materials. Then spend your time as much as you can to practice your speaking, reading, and writing skills.
4. Turn off subtitles
I know it’s arduous to watch movies without turn the subtitles on, but it’s worth trying. You can do this in stages, no rush. This will help improve your listening skills.
5. Find friends, family or community to learn with you
This method is very effective to learn a foreign language. You need to practice your skills after all. It’ll be fun, and you can help each other out.
Those are 5 ways that you can apply at home. You will have a fluency in English in no time!.