Learning a Foreign Language in School and Learning It in the Country Where It Spoken

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Learning a foreign language in the country where it spoken in much better than learning it in school. Actually, if someone really want to learn a language he should learn it in the country where it spoken. For example, learning English is the most important thing for the students. So, learning English in school in Saudi Arabia is very week. In addition, the best way to learn a new language is to be around speakers of the particular language you wish to learn.

Comparing between learning a foreign language in school or in the country where it spoken has a lot of differences. For example, let say learning English, of course it is much better to learn it in U.S rather than Saudi Arabia because of many reasons, for example, the teaching system in U.S much better than Saudi Arabia. About 90% of the English teachers in schools in Riyadh are Arabs. So, they don’t give you a lot of homework’s, even though the quizzes are very easy so it is impossible to know if you improve you English or no.

Being around native speakers is very helpful to learn the language. As learning a new language requires a lot of practice, learning while practicing with native speakers will prove more than in school. Learn a foreign language with native speakers is much better because you will speak the language all the time. In addition, you will never forget the language that you have learned, but if you learn it in the school you will just practice it during the class time.

Understand the culture and master the accent. Live and be around a new people you can understand their culture and learn their language very easy. Actually, even if you study the language in school you will just learn some vocabulary grammar. So, if you learn a foreign language in school in 4 or 3 months you will realize at the end of the semester that you have just learned some vocabulary and maybe essay. But if you…...

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