1. Why do some people have more difficulty than others when trying to learn another language?
  2. How much truth is there in the opinion that you can only learn a language well as a child?
  3. What are the advantages of knowing more than one language?
  4. Do you have a good grasp of any other foreign language?
  5. How can the internet be useful when learning a language?
  6. What do you need to brush up on to improve your English?
  7. How many languages are you fluent in?
  8. Do you have trouble learning or memorising new vocabulary?
  9. Do you struggle to understand phrasal verbs in English?
  10. Is it worth studying minority languages like Basque or Welsh?
  11. Why is it important to work on improving your memory when learning a language?
  12. Do you find it easy to understand other languages?
  13. How old were you when you picked up your first foreign language?
  14. Is a step by step approach the best for learning a language?
  15. What motivates you to want to learn foreign languages?




Useful vocabulary for speaking about foreign languages:

Be fluent in a language – speak a language well

Get by in a language – have enough level to survive

Have a good/bad grasp of a language – know a language well/badly

Be rusty in a language – be out of practice

Brush up on (your vocabulary) – improve (your vocabulary)

Pick up a language – learn bit by bit/little by little

Struggle to learn a language – have difficulty/trouble learning a language

Work on language skills – dedicate time to improving language skills

Have/expereince a language barrier – not be able to communicate

Be immersed in a language – be surrounded by a language

Learn in no time – learn quickly

Find it easy/difficult to learn – learn with ease/struggle to learn

Take to learning a language – become good at a language





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