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Alive, Animals, and Beautiful: SPEED DATING TODAY! vixiano: thedirtythirty: wonderingifyoukneww: secretly-obsessed-with-fandoms: arylenchanted: ungratefullittleshit: msannedree: rowan-fcb: causewecan: creamsifemme-kitty: totallynotthecops: scars-of-stars: dragonsrequiem: deigns: its-jakeperalta: deigns: petl0vers: celebrity–outfits: its-jakeperalta: 10 REASONS TO ADOPT A PET You save a life. The cost of adoption is less than buying a pet. Most shelter animals have had medical treatment and are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up to date with vaccines. There are more unique pets to choose from in shelters. Age, breeds, mixed breeds, and personality choices are greater. Many are already trained. Your bed is pre-warmed on cold winter nights. Animals are just ready to love you, no matter what. Adopting from a shelter opens a cage for another pet who needs a new forever home. An adult pet takes the guess work out of determining size, thickness of coat, and energy level. Mixed breeds are unique compared to purebreeds and may have less genetically inherited health problems. Take this quiz to find out which dog is right for you! Please adopt some lovely doggos As someone who just adopted a third doggo from the shelter, please do it if you can find a dog right for you. Those shelters do everything they can to keep them alive, but it’s a family that keeps them happy. Okay, but is there a quiz for which shelter kitty I should get? @deigns​  good u asked, yes!!! sorry I forgot to add that one, anyway here is it What Breed of Cat should you get? Ty jake peralta Plus? Those animals in the pound? They KNOW that they are on death row. My first dog as a married woman was an eleventh hour adoption. A 13-y-o basset hound mix (pound said they thought he was 11 because they were trying to save him by making him sound a teeny bit younger) and he was “Til death do we part” loyal. We lost him 4 years later to cancer, and we (the family had grown from 2 to 3 humans) were devastated. My sister? Fosters cats, and ended up with a charmer who’d been hit by a car. Sephiroth is a well loved asshole, and his brother, Cloud (a stray who found a sucker bet), is almost canine levels of friendly. Be a superhero. Save a life. Rescue. As someone who has worked in a shelter for two years and watched many of my babies go to their incredible forever homes, you wouldn’t BELIEVE how big of a difference you can see in the animals’ behavior from being in the kennels to even just a few minutes after leaving. When their new owners are filling out the paperwork, there’s already a new spark in their eyes. They KNOW they’re going home; they know they’re getting to be loved the way all animals deserve to be. There are so many beautiful animals in shelters that get overlooked. Next time you’re searching for a companion, check your local shelters and rescues. Not only are you getting a companion, but you’re saving a life. I got my Norwegian Forest Cat from a shelter. He’s huge, and never shuts up, and is moody and a prolific hunter (or was. He’s not allowed out), and the biggest cuddliest mamas boy on the planet. i just adopted my first cat from the humane society ! her name is Persephone and she’s 14 almost 15 years old. i love my angel so much. I got all three of my cats from shelters and they are honestly so appreciative! They are amazing little creatures and have become the light of my life…. please adopt!! You won’t regret it and neither will your little ball of fur. This cutie used to be a stray in Greece. A lot of people try to poisen them, because there are so many strays there (which is the peoples fault. They buy puppies and leave them on the streets when they are older). I‘m happy, I had the chance to safe my little lady. I still wish to safe more. They are always so happy when you only pet them or just give them a bit of attention. My babies Penelope and Eloise were irresponsibly let outside without being spayed. Both got pregnant and their owner dumped them at the shelter two weeks before they were due with kittens. Due to being full to capacity, they were immediately at the top of the kill list. Thankfully a foster rescued them, got them healthy, helped them birth nine healthy kittens between the two of them, rescued four more orphan kittens that these girls adopted and nursed, got them ALL fixed, got ALL THIRTEEN kittens good homes, and I adopted these silly, destructive, adorable, loud, cuddle bugs. They’re a bonded pair, and they’ve brought light and love and laughter into my life. Please adopt!!!! Please fix your pets! Save a love, be compassionate, and find your best friend! Both adopted in a shelter. Best decision I have ever made. My husband and I adopted this little ball of love from a shelter and he’s literally the most amazing dog in the world. ❤️ got all four of my loves from our local shelter. absolute sweethearts ❤️ Got this pretty fur ball from a local shelter 🥰 #adoptdontshop The future wife and I adopted this 3-legged snuggle bug from our local humane society this summer and it’s one of, if not THE, best decision we have made ❤️🥰 My adopted baby! Please don’t disregard shelters just because you want a certain breed! Either sign up to volunteer at a shelter (you’ll get the inside scoop on the dogs/cats) or visit the shelter every day or every other day. There are always so many different breeds, some just get scooped up quicker than others! My precious boy!!! We actually adopted him throigh Facebook from Romania - if your shelter doesn’t have the breed you want, there are so many other places to look! Follow rescue centre pages on social media and look on websites!
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10 REASONS TO ADOPT A PET
You save a life.
The cost of adoption is less than buying a pet.
Most shelter animals have had medical treatment and are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up to date with vaccines.
There are more unique pets to choose from in shelters. Age, breeds, mixed breeds, and personality choices are greater.
Many are already trained.
Your bed is pre-warmed on cold winter nights.
Animals are just ready to love you, no matter what.
Adopting from a shelter opens a cage for another pet who needs a new forever home.
An adult pet takes the guess work out of determining size, thickness of coat, and energy level.
Mixed breeds are unique compared to purebreeds and may have less genetically inherited health problems.
Take this quiz to find out which dog is right for you!

Please adopt some lovely doggos



As someone who just adopted a third doggo from the shelter, please do it if you can find a dog right for you. Those shelters do everything they can to keep them alive, but it’s a family that keeps them happy.





Okay, but is there a quiz for which shelter kitty I should get?



@deigns​ 

good u asked, yes!!! sorry I forgot to add that one, anyway here is it


What Breed of Cat should you get? 



Ty jake peralta


Plus? Those animals in the pound? They KNOW that they are on death row. My first dog as a married woman was an eleventh hour adoption. A 13-y-o basset hound mix (pound said they thought he was 11 because they were trying to save him by making him sound a teeny bit younger) and he was “Til death do we part” loyal. We lost him 4 years later to cancer, and we (the family had grown from 2 to 3 humans) were devastated.
My sister? Fosters cats, and ended up with a charmer who’d been hit by a car. Sephiroth is a well loved asshole, and his brother, Cloud (a stray who found a sucker bet), is almost canine levels of friendly.
Be a superhero. Save a life. Rescue.


As someone who has worked in a shelter for two years and watched many of my babies go to their incredible forever homes, you wouldn’t BELIEVE how big of a difference you can see in the animals’ behavior from being in the kennels to even just a few minutes after leaving. When their new owners are filling out the paperwork, there’s already a new spark in their eyes. They KNOW they’re going home; they know they’re getting to be loved the way all animals deserve to be. There are so many beautiful animals in shelters that get overlooked. Next time you’re searching for a companion, check your local shelters and rescues. Not only are you getting a companion, but you’re saving a life. 


I got my Norwegian Forest Cat from a shelter. He’s huge, and never shuts up, and is moody and a prolific hunter (or was. He’s not allowed out), and the biggest cuddliest mamas boy on the planet. 


i just adopted my first cat from the humane society ! her name is Persephone and she’s 14 almost 15 years old. i love my angel so much. 




I got all three of my cats from shelters and they are honestly so appreciative! They are amazing little creatures and have become the light of my life…. please adopt!! You won’t regret it and neither will your little ball of fur. 


This cutie used to be a stray in Greece. A lot of people try to poisen them, because there are so many strays there (which is the peoples fault. They buy puppies and leave them on the streets when they are older).
I‘m happy, I had the chance to safe my little lady. I still wish to safe more. They are always so happy when you only pet them or just give them a bit of attention.




My babies Penelope and Eloise were irresponsibly let outside without being spayed. Both got pregnant and their owner dumped them at the shelter two weeks before they were due with kittens. Due to being full to capacity, they were immediately at the top of the kill list. Thankfully a foster rescued them, got them healthy, helped them birth nine healthy kittens between the two of them, rescued four more orphan kittens that these girls adopted and nursed, got them ALL fixed, got ALL THIRTEEN kittens good homes, and I adopted these silly, destructive, adorable, loud, cuddle bugs. They’re a bonded pair, and they’ve brought light and love and laughter into my life. Please adopt!!!! Please fix your pets! Save a love, be compassionate, and find your best friend! 




Both adopted in a shelter. Best decision I have ever made.




My husband and I adopted this little ball of love from a shelter and he’s literally the most amazing dog in the world. ❤️ 




got all four of my loves from our local shelter. absolute sweethearts ❤️


Got this pretty fur ball from a local shelter 🥰  #adoptdontshop 




The future wife and I adopted this 3-legged snuggle bug from our local humane society this summer and it’s one of, if not THE, best decision we have made ❤️🥰


My adopted baby! Please don’t disregard shelters just because you want a certain breed! Either sign up to volunteer at a shelter (you’ll get the inside scoop on the dogs/cats) or visit the shelter every day or every other day. There are always so many different breeds, some just get scooped up quicker than others!


My precious boy!!! We actually adopted him throigh Facebook from Romania - if your shelter doesn’t have the breed you want, there are so many other places to look! Follow rescue centre pages on social media and look on websites!

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Animals, Children, and Clothes: To the person who uses metal straws to save fish but consumes animals, I'd like to say thank you. To the vegan who isn't aware of our homelessness problem, thank you. To the climate change activists who aren't attentive to fast fashion, thank you. To the girl who gives her old clothes to the disadvantaged but isn't educated on sex trafficking, thank you. To the guy who picks up rubbish on his way home from a surf but isn't well-informed about male suicide rates, thank you. To the people who stand up for horse racing concerns but are uninformed of the cruelty of the dairy industry, thank you. To the positive Instagram influencer who hasn't cultivated a plastic-free lifestyle, thank you. To the grandparents who knit for sick children but aren't up to date with current race and homophobic issues, thank you. To the students that stand up for bullying but are unaware of the constant domestic violence epidemic, thank you. To the peace activists, feminists, stray dog adopters, teachers, volunteers, foster carers, recyclers, givers, doers and believers, I say thank you. We are all on a different path and we all see through different eyes. Current world issues that you are passionate about, aren't always what other people are trying to change... and that's okay. It's not everyone's job to save every part of the world but it is everyone's responsibility to thank every person who is doing THEIR part to save the world. Don't critic, just appreciate. Don't judge, just educate. We're all trying our best. Thank vou. To everyone doing their small part, thank you
Animals, Children, and Clothes: To the person who uses metal straws to save fish but
 consumes animals, I'd like to say thank you. To the vegan
 who isn't aware of our homelessness problem, thank you. To
 the climate change activists who aren't attentive to fast
 fashion, thank you. To the girl who gives her old clothes to
 the disadvantaged but isn't educated on sex trafficking,
 thank you. To the guy who picks up rubbish on his way
 home from a surf but isn't well-informed about male suicide
 rates, thank you. To the people who stand up for horse
 racing concerns but are uninformed of the cruelty of the
 dairy industry, thank you. To the positive Instagram
 influencer who hasn't cultivated a plastic-free lifestyle,
 thank you. To the grandparents who knit for sick children
 but aren't up to date with current race and homophobic
 issues, thank you. To the students that stand up for bullying
 but are unaware of the constant domestic violence
 epidemic, thank you. To the peace activists, feminists, stray
 dog adopters, teachers, volunteers, foster carers, recyclers,
 givers, doers and believers, I say thank you. We are all on a
 different path and we all see through different eyes. Current
 world issues that you are passionate about, aren't always
 what other people are trying to change... and that's okay. It's
 not everyone's job to save every part of the world but it is
 everyone's responsibility to thank every person who is doing
 THEIR part to save the world. Don't critic, just appreciate.
 Don't judge, just educate. We're all trying our best. Thank
 vou.
To everyone doing their small part, thank you

To everyone doing their small part, thank you

Animals, Beautiful, and Cats: lackadaisycats: St. Louis Area Cats - these two urgently need adoption, rescue or foster. Hey all.  I’m sorry to spam you with non-comic stuff. I try not to do this too routinely, but sometimes I can’t not. Shelter Friends works very hard to network and get cats and dogs out of the municipal animal control shelter here. They work so hard, in fact, they’ve effectively turned this former high kill rate shelter into a no-kill shelter for the past 5 years running.  Unfortunately, adoptions have been very slow this season, nearby rescues have issued an intake freeze, and these two beautiful cats might fall victim to the situation on October 30th. They’re on the euthanasia list. It’s rather an emergency.  - Bronte (top) is a shy, sweet adult female who loooves meal time.   Here’s a video of her.  - Charlie (bottom) is a bit of both worlds - he’s got some loner edge, but he can     be the very affectionate life of the party when he feels like it too.   A video of him being very lovey.Both are FeLV/FIV negative and up to date on shots. Neither seem to be super-fans of other cats (no attacking - just hissing and hiding), but a noisy, chaotic shelter is the least ideal place to see a cat’s real personality shine, so there’s every chance they’d adjust and thrive in a moderately quiet home with other animals.If you are in or around the St. Louis area and might have some room in your home and heart for Bronte or Charlie, please reach out to Shelter Friends!(314) 750-7979info@shelter-friends.com Reblogs are immensely appreciated! pləasə adopt thəsə babiəs!!!
Animals, Beautiful, and Cats: lackadaisycats:
St. Louis Area Cats - these two urgently need adoption, rescue or foster.
Hey all.  I’m sorry to spam you with non-comic stuff. I try not to do this too routinely, but sometimes I can’t not.
Shelter Friends works very hard to network and get cats and dogs out of the municipal animal control shelter here. They work so hard, in fact, they’ve effectively turned this former high kill rate shelter into a no-kill shelter for the past 5 years running.  Unfortunately, adoptions have been very slow this season, nearby rescues have issued an intake freeze, and these two beautiful cats might fall victim to the situation on October 30th. They’re on the euthanasia list. It’s rather an emergency.
 - Bronte (top) is a shy, sweet adult female who loooves meal time.   Here’s a video of her.
 - Charlie (bottom) is a bit of both worlds - he’s got some loner edge, but he can     be the very affectionate life of the party when he feels like it too.   A video of him being very lovey.Both are FeLV/FIV negative and up to date on shots. Neither seem to be super-fans of other cats (no attacking - just hissing and hiding), but a noisy, chaotic shelter is the least ideal place to see a cat’s real personality shine, so there’s every chance they’d adjust and thrive in a moderately quiet home with other animals.If you are in or around the St. Louis area and might have some room in your home and heart for Bronte or Charlie, please reach out to Shelter Friends!(314) 750-7979info@shelter-friends.com

Reblogs are immensely appreciated!
pləasə adopt thəsə babiəs!!!

lackadaisycats: St. Louis Area Cats - these two urgently need adoption, rescue or foster. Hey all.  I’m sorry to spam you with non-comic stu...

Anaconda, Family, and Food: Marina Preciado @oxminaox Follow LOS ANGELES CITY VOTED 11-4 TO LEGALIZE STREET FOOD VENDORS!!! THIS MEANS OUR LOCAL TAQUEROS, ELOTEROS, & PALETEROS CAN SELL PEACEFULLY 8 LEGALLY WITHOUT WORRY!!! 1:24 PM-18 Apr 2018 43,236 Retweets 158,493 Likes089o Saiyan Mami @CCGOLIFT Follow LA has legalized street food!!! Now cops can worry about actual criminals & stop messing with people who are trying to hustle/make money to support their family!!! ll T-Mobile LTE 12:03 PM undocumedia undocumedia Los Angeles Has Officially Legalized Street Food for the First Time Ever There are still some framework discussions that need to take place by Farley Elliott | Apr 17, 2018, 3:25pm PDT f SHARE A pushcart vendor in Echo Park | Farley Elliott T-Mobile LTE 12:03 PM 45% undocumedia undocumedia Absolutely Historic! 100 #LegalizeStreetvending . . . Via @uniondelbarriola:0HISTORIC: 4/17/18 #LACityCouncil votes 11-4 in favor of #LegalizeStreetvending! With NO #Businessveto! Great job #Streetvendors and allies! The work isn't over. We will be back to hear the draft ordinance in 60 days. Stay up to date and follow @elaccorg. Tonight we rest and tomorrow morning we meet up with #SenatorLara in #Sacramento as he continues to push forward #SB946, a statewide legislation that would legalize and protect vendors accross all of#California! ¡Adelante Compañerxs! "Essentially today's City Council vote was to establish a pathway forward for legislation, and to work out some basic framework issues that have been plaguing the conversation for years. Chief among the advocate's concerns was the idea of a business veto, which would essentially give brick and mortar business (restaurants and beyond) the ability to say no to sidewalk vendors within their immediate area. The issue has proven so tense that seven female protestors from the LA Street Vendor Campaign were arrested in front of City Hall last month while campaigning against the measure The new plan is to work out a compromisebetween business owners and street food vendors about where, and when, they can all operate together. A motion put forward by Councilmembers Joe Buscaino, Curren Price Jr., and Jose Huizar to leave out the business veto was ultimately approved and successfully voted on today, and now Huizar and others have 60 days to create a draft ordinance for what shape street food legalization will ultimately take FULL ARTICLE ON IG BIO LINK #VendedoresUnidos #StreetVendors #EstaEsMiTierra #EstaEsMiLucha #WorkersUnite #Solidarity #UnionDel Barrio IO goawfma: HERE. FOR. THIS
Anaconda, Family, and Food: Marina Preciado
 @oxminaox
 Follow
 LOS ANGELES CITY VOTED 11-4 TO LEGALIZE
 STREET FOOD VENDORS!!! THIS MEANS OUR
 LOCAL TAQUEROS, ELOTEROS, & PALETEROS
 CAN SELL PEACEFULLY 8 LEGALLY WITHOUT
 WORRY!!!
 1:24 PM-18 Apr 2018
 43,236 Retweets 158,493 Likes089o

 Saiyan Mami
 @CCGOLIFT
 Follow
 LA has legalized street food!!!
 Now cops can worry about actual
 criminals & stop messing with people
 who are trying to hustle/make money to
 support their family!!!

 ll T-Mobile LTE
 12:03 PM
 undocumedia
 undocumedia
 Los Angeles Has
 Officially Legalized
 Street Food for the First
 Time Ever
 There are still some framework
 discussions that need to take place
 by Farley Elliott | Apr 17, 2018, 3:25pm PDT
 f
 SHARE
 A pushcart vendor in Echo Park | Farley Elliott

 T-Mobile LTE
 12:03 PM
 45%
 undocumedia
 undocumedia Absolutely Historic! 100
 #LegalizeStreetvending . . .
 Via @uniondelbarriola:0HISTORIC: 4/17/18
 #LACityCouncil votes 11-4 in favor of
 #LegalizeStreetvending! With NO #Businessveto!
 Great job #Streetvendors and allies! The work isn't over.
 We will be back to hear the draft ordinance in 60 days. Stay
 up to date and follow @elaccorg. Tonight we rest and
 tomorrow morning we meet up with #SenatorLara in
 #Sacramento as he continues to push forward #SB946, a
 statewide legislation that would legalize and protect
 vendors accross all of#California! ¡Adelante Compañerxs!
 "Essentially today's City Council vote was to
 establish a pathway forward for legislation, and to work out
 some basic framework issues that have been plaguing the
 conversation for years. Chief among the advocate's
 concerns was the idea of a business veto, which would
 essentially give brick and mortar business (restaurants and
 beyond) the ability to say no to sidewalk vendors within
 their immediate area. The issue has proven so tense
 that seven female protestors from the LA Street Vendor
 Campaign were arrested in front of City Hall last month
 while campaigning against the measure
 The new plan is to work out a compromisebetween
 business owners and street food vendors about where, and
 when, they can all operate together. A motion put forward
 by Councilmembers Joe Buscaino, Curren Price Jr., and
 Jose Huizar to leave out the business veto was ultimately
 approved and successfully voted on today, and now Huizar
 and others have 60 days to create a draft ordinance for
 what shape street food legalization will ultimately take
 FULL ARTICLE ON IG BIO LINK
 #VendedoresUnidos #StreetVendors #EstaEsMiTierra
 #EstaEsMiLucha #WorkersUnite #Solidarity
 #UnionDel Barrio
 IO
goawfma:
HERE. FOR. THIS

goawfma: HERE. FOR. THIS

Books, Confused, and Music: HOW TO GET BETTER AT LISTENING COMPREHENSION by rhubarbstudies Listening comprehension: is a huge part of learning (and speaking) any language 1. It's about discrimination; isolating sounds and words while you practice 2. Pronunciation and comprehension go hand-in-hand. As 3. Listen with prejudice: listen for certain words, certain information. one improves, so does the other Best practice: Listen to your target language often: 5 hours/week in class is a good start. Watching shows or listening to music in your target language is a enough to significantly improve your understanding of the language Strategies and tips for improvement Music: listen to music and read the words at the same time. The goal is to start training your brain to recognize the letters that go with the sounds. The better you get, the more you'll be able to understand the words when vou hear them without text. Read out loud: just like when you learned your first language, reading aloud in your target language is a basic way to advance your comprehension. Use your book: its more than likely that your textbook has a section on listening, so use it Dare to mispronounce: use the words often and out loud. The more familiar y uth muscles become with making the sounds, the better you will get at interpreting them. → Repetition: if you have listening exercises, repeat those over and over again. The more you use them, the better you'll get. HOW TO STUDY GRAMMAR by rhubarbstudies Grammar: is the nuts and bolts of language Best practice: Nightly review: good, organized notes & repetition for mechanical proficiency. Think of grammar as the moving pieces of lanquage. It's flexible. There is rarely one right way to say something Study strategies for grammar (choose as needed) → Examples, examples, examples: write copious examples in your notes: the more ways you see things done, the clearer the pattern is. → Look for patterns: most grammar is very clean, there are rules and the the grammar will follow them in organized ways. When you notice a pattern, write it down, draw arrows and cartoons and anything else that helps you remember. → Become familiar with the parts of speech: (in all languages) and what they do. These are the building blocks of al language, and there are only seven. For conjugations: practice new forms immediately. If you get them into memory, you'll never think about them again, and you'll always have them ready Montessori shapes: associate different elements of a sentence with shapes and colors. Use whatever you can to help features stand out. → Translate this is the old school method. The more connections you forge between you current language and your target language, the easier the target language is to understand. Grammar drills: this is boring, but repetition has a huge success rate with grammar. Meet with your teachers: they most likely understand the topic they're teaching, so meeting with them is often the easiest thing you can do HOW TO MEMORIZE VOCABULARY by rhubarbstudies Vocabulary: the meat of the language-acquiring vocabulary is one of the most important parts of study. The goal is to enter it into long-term memory (saving you work down the road) Best practice: Nightly review: no more than 5 minutes. Flashcards are the most efficient method Other methods for working with vocabulary (choose as needed) ord groups: create charts if words grouped together that are similar, the more associations between words, the easier they are to recall Pictures: associate new words with both images and definitions. Vocabulary fan: write all the vocab down the side of a piece of paper, then fold it over and write the definitions. Keep doing this until, you have filled the whole page, and the page will be folded into an accordion shape Recopying: some people find success with the traditional way of writing out lists and definitions until you don't need the lists anymore Vocab journal this is what the pros do-keep a notebook purely for vocabulary. Any time you come across a word you've had to look up more than three times, add it to the journal with a definition. Kinetic study: associate movement with words and definitions. Engage your whole body in the topic. Your body helps jog your memory. Interactive notebooks: use foldable (like the vocabulary fan) to make flip books or flip boxes that you paste into a notebook. The more senses you engage, the faster toy can assimilate the new information. Drawing if you have a penchant for art, draw the ideas that come with the words. sing your vocabulary; set it to music that sticks with you. SongES HOW TO GET BETTER AT HOMEWORK by rhubarbstudies Homework is really a necessity in mastering new concepts because it's repetition. Use your book & other resources: if you have a textbook/workbook set, the homework you're doing most likely has corresponding sections. Look up words and anything else you don't know. Understanding the directions and questions is super important to sense of what your practicing Try anyway even if you get confused, try anyway. Giving up will only lead to getting behind and more confusion down the line identifying what you don't know is hugely helpful write questions in the margins of your homework/book so that you can remember them in class for next time or look them up on your own. Ask for help your teachers are most likely easy to contact and willing to give you homeworlk support or a quick meeting to clarify things. Keep up with your work and engage in class: if you work out of your workbook/textbook a lot, your quizzes and tests will most likely reflect your books. Keep them up to date. Correct wrong answers and use the books together rhubarbstudies: [5/27/17] My French teacher gave us these tips for studying a new language, so I typed them up for you guys! You can check out the original doc he gave us here
Books, Confused, and Music: HOW TO GET BETTER AT LISTENING
 COMPREHENSION
 by rhubarbstudies
 Listening comprehension: is a huge part of learning (and speaking) any language
 1. It's about discrimination; isolating sounds and words while you practice
 2. Pronunciation and comprehension go hand-in-hand. As
 3. Listen with prejudice: listen for certain words, certain information.
 one improves, so does the other
 Best practice:
 Listen to your target language often: 5 hours/week in class is a good start. Watching shows or
 listening to music in your target language is a enough to significantly improve your understanding of
 the language
 Strategies and tips for improvement
 Music: listen to music and read the words at the same time. The goal is to start training your
 brain to recognize the letters that go with the sounds. The better you get, the more you'll be able to
 understand the words when vou hear them without text.
 Read out loud: just like when you learned your first language, reading aloud in your target
 language is a basic way to advance your comprehension.
 Use your book: its more than likely that your textbook has a section on listening, so use it
 Dare to mispronounce: use the words often and out loud. The more familiar y
 uth
 muscles become with making the sounds, the better you will get at interpreting them.
 → Repetition: if you have listening exercises, repeat those over and over again. The more you use
 them, the better you'll get.

 HOW TO STUDY GRAMMAR
 by rhubarbstudies
 Grammar: is the nuts and bolts of language
 Best practice:
 Nightly review: good, organized notes & repetition for mechanical proficiency.
 Think of grammar as the moving pieces of lanquage. It's flexible. There is rarely one right way to say
 something
 Study strategies for grammar (choose as needed)
 → Examples, examples, examples: write copious examples in your notes: the more ways you see
 things done, the clearer the pattern is.
 → Look for patterns: most grammar is very clean, there are rules and the the grammar will follow
 them in organized ways. When you notice a pattern, write it down, draw arrows and cartoons and
 anything else that helps you remember.
 → Become familiar with the parts of speech: (in all languages) and what they do. These are the
 building blocks of al language, and there are only seven.
 For conjugations: practice new forms immediately. If you get them into memory, you'll never
 think about them again, and you'll always have them ready
 Montessori shapes: associate different elements of a sentence with shapes and colors. Use
 whatever you can to help features stand out.
 → Translate this is the old school method. The more connections you forge between you current
 language and your target language, the easier the target language is to understand.
 Grammar drills: this is boring, but repetition has a huge success rate with grammar.
 Meet with your teachers: they most likely understand the topic they're teaching, so meeting
 with them is often the easiest thing you can do

 HOW TO MEMORIZE VOCABULARY
 by rhubarbstudies
 Vocabulary:
 the meat of the language-acquiring vocabulary is one of the most important parts of
 study. The goal is to enter it into long-term memory (saving you work down the road)
 Best practice:
 Nightly review: no more than 5 minutes. Flashcards are the most efficient method
 Other methods for working with vocabulary (choose as needed)
 ord groups:
 create charts if words grouped together that are similar, the more associations
 between words, the easier they are to recall
 Pictures:
 associate new words with both images and definitions.
 Vocabulary fan: write all the vocab down the side of a piece of paper, then fold it over and
 write the definitions. Keep doing this until, you have filled the whole page, and the page will be
 folded into an accordion shape
 Recopying: some people find success with the traditional way of writing out lists and
 definitions until you don't need the lists anymore
 Vocab journal
 this is what the pros do-keep a notebook purely for vocabulary. Any time you
 come across a word you've had to look up more than three times, add it to the journal with a
 definition.
 Kinetic study:
 associate movement with words and definitions. Engage your whole body in the
 topic. Your body helps jog your memory.
 Interactive notebooks: use foldable (like the vocabulary fan) to make flip books or flip boxes
 that you paste into a notebook. The more senses you engage, the faster toy can assimilate the new
 information.
 Drawing
 if you have a penchant for art, draw the ideas that come with the words.
 sing your vocabulary; set it to music that sticks with you.
 SongES

 HOW TO GET BETTER AT HOMEWORK
 by rhubarbstudies
 Homework
 is really a necessity in mastering new concepts because it's repetition.
 Use your book & other resources:
 if you have a textbook/workbook set, the homework you're
 doing most likely has corresponding sections.
 Look up words
 and anything else you don't know. Understanding the directions and questions
 is super important to sense of what your practicing
 Try anyway
 even if you get confused, try anyway. Giving up will only lead to getting behind
 and more confusion down the line
 identifying what you don't know is hugely helpful
 write questions in the margins of your homework/book so that you can remember them
 in class for next time or look them up on your own.
 Ask for help
 your teachers are most likely easy to contact and willing to give you homeworlk
 support or a quick meeting to clarify things.
 Keep up with your work and engage in class:
 if you work out of your workbook/textbook a
 lot, your quizzes and tests will most likely reflect your books. Keep them up to date. Correct wrong
 answers and use the books together
rhubarbstudies:
[5/27/17]
My French teacher gave us these tips for studying a new language, so I typed them up for you guys! You can check out the original doc he gave us here

rhubarbstudies: [5/27/17] My French teacher gave us these tips for studying a new language, so I typed them up for you guys! You can check o...