Some of the videos were even in other languages! But there is gold hidden among the videos of cute animals, wannabe pop stars and the amateur films. Finding a course is pretty simple. You’ll be surprised by how many youtube for learning come up.
Look for TV Shows and Movies in Your Target Language I’ve heard arguments that watching foreign TV shows or movies can be a waste of time for language learners. The important thing is to really pay attention to the TV show or film. Look up and write down words you don’t understand, and be willing to play the video several times until you fully understand it. You’ll be surprised by how much you can learn by getting familiar with a single TV episode. You’d be surprised by what you can find on there. Not sure where to get started? Do a quick Google search to find out the most popular TV shows in your target language.
Before you know it, you’ll have a pretty decent-sized queue of videos lined up to watch in your new language! Follow Language Vloggers Vloggers are people who blog using video. People vlog about just about anything. Whatever you’re interested in, chances are you can find a vlog in your target language about it. Your job is to find them. What to do when you’ve found the videos? Treat it as you would any listening exercise.
Write down words you’re unfamiliar with. Comment On Videos in Your Target Language This method takes courage. People really do love to share their opinions, so what’s stopping you from expressing yours? If you see a video you feel strongly about, then say what you’re thinking! Just be sure to say it in your new language. Think about phrasing and how best to express your opinion. Then, just put it out there.