Language is a communication tool. Individuals living in a society communicate with each other by using the same language. Today in our full-speed improving and changing world, nations have to communicate with each other. In other words, using a foreign language besides your mother tongue is the one and only way to exchange information, to maintain economical relations and to express yourself.
Unquestionably, acquiring a language is a hard and never-ending road and man can only develop himself by his perseverence. Do not ever forget that the best way to learn a language of a new country is to live there. If you do not have that opportunity, you can learn a language by applying the rules below.
As your level improves stop using a Turkish dictionary and use a dictionary in that language itself! For instance look up a word whose meaning you do not know in an English-English dictionary. At first it will be a bit difficult but by forming this habit you will become used to these definitions and learn to express yourself naturally.
Try to be exposed to the target language as much as possible. Linguists mention that the more the rate of exposure to acquire mother tongue increases, the faster kids are able to acquire their language. For instance , it is said that the kids who start speaking late are mostly the ones who are not spoken to a lot and are ignored by their parents so they are not exposed to the language. In Second Language Learning the process is a bit different but the importance of exposure is the same.
Evaluate the opportunities in using that language. Try as much as possible to listen and practise speaking. Cassetes, CD, English news papers are good opportunities for that.
Always carry a small story book and your vocabulary book! Evaluate your free time at the bus stop, at break-time, in travel or anytime efficiently.
Study daily even if it takes very little time. You cut your connection with a