Learn to master languages like the famous Hungarian polyglot Kató Lomb. Discover her self-learning formula!. some 16 languages. See Wikipedia: %C3% B3_Lomb. Kato Lomb’s 10 Suggestions for Successful Langugage Learning. Polyglot has ratings and 97 reviews. Erica said: It was very refreshing to read Lomb’s language-learning tactics. Just about everything else I’ve rea.

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I’m a professional English language teacher, and an amateur language learner, and this book is superb for those wishing pointers on how to approach learning a foreign language or several.

After all, until her mid-twenties, even her parents decided to strike her off the list of those capable of mastering a foreign language. Lomb presents a very intriguing and practical method of attacking a foreign language. You can take a word or phrase out of it but You have such a wonderful blog!

Though I tend not to skim books, preferring to savour them, skimmers beware, this book is not lommb you.

And once upon a time, I was being surged by my first Japanese song. Next Post Deciphering handwritten Arabic. The author referred to learning a language as building This should be titled, “My life as an interpreter”. I was disappointed, because I couldn’t find lots of practical tips and methods on how to e Although this book contains a few ideas and best practices on how to learn a foreign language, it should be very entertaining and enriching for any language learner as it contains various thoughts, general lexrn and some useful experiences on the topic.

Please try again later. And once again Kato Lomb was right. She was also a riot. This is the elixir of my life. Autographia means writing for myself, when I try to write about my thoughts, experiences, everyday things in the very language I’m just learning, no matter if it’s silly, no matter if it’s incorrect, no matter if a word or two is left out.

Doesn’t apply to interpreting, in her experience In Russian we have the opposite proverb. When you languges up a word you knew but forgot, use the L2-L1 part or a monolingual dictionary.


She is going to teach English. But briefly, after months I played with my edictionary I hit that book and finished it year later. Then the interpreter started to speak: This book is candy for a language learner.

Last time before we were saying good bye, he advised me to keep learning.

That summer, my only thought was having a rest, playing ball, and swimming. Sensei I called him so ordered me to attend class every single day for one monthlong at 6. Make learning so interesting that you cannot stop As she developed her method, and learned ever more languages, Lomb quickly realised that interest and motivation are key for uow learning. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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A foreign language is a castle. Feb 26, Olga rated it it was amazing. We should read because it is books that provide knowledge in the most interesting way, and it is a fundamental truth of human nature to seek the pleasant and avoid the unpleasant.

Lanyuages this purpose, she always bought her own copies of books, since while reading she wrote on the edge of the pages what she had understood from the text by herself. According to her own account, her long life was highlighted not primarily by the command of languages but the actual study of them. Lomb went about this by reading books, easy books, like cheap pulp fiction or romance novels, that could be consumed easily without worrying too much about unknown vocabulary.

Learn more kat Amazon Prime. Get lkmb, free shipping with Amazon Prime. She believes you learn grammar from la What’s fascinating is Lomb, a 19 language polyglot, learned most of her languages at 30 or older. The lrarn is not entirely clear about how she confronts a new language as a complete beginner, but she hints to either starting with a textbook, or signing up for a language class. No two relations were made to complement each other. This amazing kayo fascinating book is a splendid journey into the world of language learning.

With the abundance of resources available to us today, it is important not to waste too much languags researching apps and textbooks, and settle on a few we like the most.


Through her books, published in Hungarian in several editions as well as in some other languages, interviews in print and on the air and conversations, she tried to share this joy with generations. Miraculously he spoke Indonesia that time and made me amaze how could a bizarre person, I could hardly recognize, spoke in my language in order to smoothen conversation already made? The author’s insights were so obvious.

For audio input, Lomb would look up the frequency for foreign radio stations and tape their newscasts.

Polyglot: How I Learn Languages

Can you imagine that? This way one cannot avoid picking up something of a language—as one can’t rest until one has learnt who the murderer is, or whether the girl languaages yes in the end. Her aims to acquire these languages were most of all practical, to satisfy her interest.

That was early I just realized my new dictionary had other languages to translate to. Instead, she expressed language learning in a simple equation, with motivation and invested time in the numerator although with motivation, one can pinch off some ten minutes a day even with the busiest joband inhibition in the denominator the fear of being clumsy, being laughed at.

She’s just putting across her ideas, and if something else works for you, she says to go for it. Impressed by that Bule named for all English men Lanugages found an idea to learn english more and finally Lannguages had learb first english class six months after whining to my mother to register myself at xxxx English Course in town.

Book review of “Polyglot: How I learn languages” by Kató Lomb – My Love of Mornings

The only thing of interest is learning. How to make it as life earner? After all, consulting an English-Russian dictionary in a fascist shelter would hardly be acceptable. Why learn languages Lomb dedicates some time, trying to explain why she does what she does.