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