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Alphabet and Writing Systems

Matthew Youlden

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17. Alphabet and Writing Systems

Lesson Info

Alphabet and Writing Systems

And now, as I said, exactly approximately 70% of the world's population are not. Even the language is the world's population uses at Latina based alphabet, Which means that automatically we're familiar with many letters in another alphabets related to the Latin alphabet. To show you we have here the Greek alphabet Alpha, beta gamma, delta Epsilon stated that they are a couple under mean XY Oh, my grandpa, You know so and so on and so on and so on. But we already can already see that this isn't am This is any This is what would you say this is here. It looks funny her But we know that lasted, exactly is Delta and this is a D. This is a, uh which we don't have, but we do see we saw before that when we were looking Icelandic And so this is a P. This is ah, her. But there's not an axe, but we can memorize this stuff. We know we can already read simply because way have the the ability to understand most of the letters. Now this is that was the Greek alphabet on the Greek alphabet, gave birt...

h to the Russian are so the Cyrillic alphabet on the Cyrillic alphabet is this. Our script is a script used fell, writing several Slavic languages amongst others Serbian, Andi, Russian, and I would now like us to go for it to take our last exercise of the day on. I would like you to write down what you think these words mean in English, based on your knowledge off the Latin alphabet.

Class Description

We all know learning a new language to be a daunting prospect. It’s hard to identify where to get started, what elements of speech to focus on, and how to get organized. The fear of making mistakes can be particularly crippling, preventing us from leaving our comfort zones and talking to native speakers.

Matthew Youlden is a world-wide famous polyglot from Babbel language. He speaks 14 different languages, and has the belief that these anxieties can be turned into a toolkit for learning a language quickly. Once we’ve placed aside the fear of failure, we can jump right into putting our new skills to the test - because conversations in a new language leads to fluency.

Join Matthew to develop a cohesive plan for learning your new language. 

In this class, you’ll learn:

Build a language learning foundation
Matthew believes that if you practice 10 minutes a day for a month you will be conversational in any language you want. Matthew Youlden of Babbel will teach you how to create a blueprint for learning, map your goals, and use your time effectively. He will give you a number of different tools to use to practice your language skills and give you the basics of pronunciation and having conversations. Matthew will show you how to build on established skills by practicing conversational language and acquiring an authentic accent. Also, with this class you get access to an amazing ""Language Workbook for Beginners"" designed by Matthew to help you start to learn the language of your choice which is in addition to the in-class excercises that help you put what you learn into practice.

Improve Your Language Skills Fast
Do you feel like you have plateaued in your language learning and need to take it to the next level? Matthew talks about strengthening your writing, grammar and syntax through language exercises. He will also teach you to enrich your language vocabulary through hands on and easy to implement techniques. He also gives some tips and trips for language fluency.When you purchase this class you get a specially desinged, ""Language Skills Workbook"" to help you take your language learning to the next level which is in addition to the in-class excercises that help you put what you learn into practice.

Raise Bilingual Children
Lastly, Matthew will touch on how to teach others a language and raise a young person to be bilingual. He will explain the benefits and reasons for raising someone bilingual and how to create and define roles for the bilingual environment. He will show you how to ensure and measure exposure to language by laying out a strategy for creating the most successful bilingual setting. 

Class Materials

Bonus Materials with Purchase

Exercise 1 - Pronunciation

Exercise 2 - Tongue Twisters

List Of Major Languages

My First 50 Words

Music Listening Exercise

Learn 400 Words

7 Must-Do Bilingual Activities

Easy Verbal Noun Exercise

My Language Calendar

Reading and Writing Bilingual Techniques

Language Workbook for Beginners

Language Skills Workbook

Bonus Video: Time to Ployglot

Bonus Video: Why Learn a Language?

Bonus Video: Myths About Learning

Bonus Video: Reasons For Raising A Child Bilingually

Bonus Video: What is Bilingualism?

Bonus Video: Getting Started: Take the First Steps

My Language Calendar

Reading and Writing Bilingual Techniques

Language Workbook for Beginners

Language Skills Workbook

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Cris Merton

Matthew has a beautiful voice! It's so easy to listen to him and this lends a great deal of authority to his already clear and lucid content. Bravo!