Preparing to Learn a Second Language
The most successful learners are usually those who are well
prepared for tackling their new language and culture. They
don't wait until they are overseas to begin to plan for their
learning. Instead, they take some key steps before leaving home.
Here are some things you can do before going overseas to help
yourself be better prepared for on-field language learning.
Getting a jump
start on language learning before leaving home
Six steps you can take before leaving home to help ensure that
your transition into overseas language learning is a smooth
Pre-field learner training in second language acquisition (SLA)
This second language acquisition (SLA) program can help you
learn your new language more efficiently and with less frustration.
One recent participant said, "Now
that I'm into language school, everything is moving so fast.
Without ICCT, I would be lost."
See FAQs about Second
Language Learning for answers to a range of questions
often asked by language learners, language coaches,
and administrators who work with second language and culture learners.