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There is no Failure, only Feedback

At the end of the school year everybody sits formal high-pressure exams. They are a rigid but efficient a snapshot of how a person performs on a given day — the consequence being that you either pass or fail. As such, the purpose of this post is to show that really effective foreign language learning and certifcation calls for something more appropriate and constructive than such a simplistic and binary dichotomy.


The Semantic Translation Method

This method is for rank beginners and I believe it to be the most efficient way of attaining a beginner level from scratch. It’s inspired by the theory of Conceptual Semantics and the worthy aspects of Grammar Translation.