We asked the World Nomads travel community on Facebook what their best tips were for learning a new language while on travelling.
Here are the top 12 tips for learning a new language on the road.
"Books are important but real life is the key - try to spend a time in a place where the language you are learning is the official language, talking and sharing several experiences with native speakers. - Marce Leoy
"Bertlitz phrase book and CD/Language App - listen to it over and over on your listeing device or car - read the phrase book over and over at every opportunity - waiting for the bus, on the train etc - when you get there tiake a lover who doesn't speak your language." - Roger Ramrocker
"Immersion. Dunk your head in the tub and then take a big breath." - Raquel Gonzalez DelaCruz
"Be with people who don't speak your language. I might try to learn a bit from book before hand but there is nothing like having to speak and function where no one speaks your language. From my experience." - Susan Moore Williams
"Keep quiet, let others do the talking, and listen." - Nancy Beiman
"Sit on a plane and go there! Stay with the locals, break bread with them, speak with them, dance with them, pray with them, party with them. LIVE THEM!" - Tarannum Khan
"Do a crash course, do an intensive course, mingle with the locals, listen attentively, make your dictionary your bible, write down the basics, speak the words you know, watch television in the language and be brave even if you sound silly it pays off." - Tunisia Riant
"Try to also understand cultural norms and their way of life." - Mason Blunt
"Watch movies in the language you're studying. It keeps you interested and helps with comprehension." - Robert Behan
"Do a volunteer activity in the local language." - Cinthya Sopa
"Make friends that don't speak your native language, and then you must use the language you are learning!" - Chelsea Godier
"Fall in love with a native speaker." - Mia Smith
We have developed World Nomads languages guides in over 25 languages giving you enough phrases to keep you travelling safely and get more from your holiday.
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