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About CeresCat

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  1. There are a ton of different methods of studying when it comes to learning a language. There's immersion, the L-R (Listening-Reading) method and the FLR method just to name a few. Some methods focus more on a particular area of language learning such as speaking over writing, reading and listening. I was just curious, how do you study? Do you follow a specific method or focus on one area of language learning over the others? I personally prefer to follow a textbook (with a CD) when I first start off. I really enjoy highlighting, using post-it notes and writing in a textbook. There's also so
  2. Hello everyone! I just found this forum but I've been studying languages since high school. I still don't think I'm that good at any language besides my native English though. I hope to do some traveling in the future though and immerse myself in some languages. I've been studying Spanish and Malay since high school. I took Spanish classes during school and also studied a bit on my own. Malay is something I started for fun. Although I still have a lot to learn, I've gotten to the point where I can read books in these two languages which I've very proud of. Though, Malay is more difficult to
  3. I would say yes because you are more likely to run into someone from a neighboring country that someone half way across the world. I also imagine that it would be easier to find resources in the native language of a neighboring country. I live in the United States and there are a tone of Spanish language resources and Spanish speakers around. There are also a good number of Portuguese speakers and resources too. This makes sense because Latin America is right below us and we also get a lot of immigrants from Brazil and Spanish Speaking countries. Meanwhile, I'm over here trying to learn Ital
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