Going on YouTube.com or other language-teaching websites for a few minutes per day before your...
Going on YouTube.com or other language-teaching websites for a few minutes per day before your
departure is a great way to begin learning a new language. Don't be afraid to practice it aloud or use
it when you arrive, despite your self-consciousness about mispronouncing words. It is very important
to use whatever you learned because the locals would rather have you use the language and mispronounce
than just not even bother to learn anything at all. When you learn the language, it shows initiative
and you can use that to your advantage when you want to form relationships or start conversations with