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Learn A New Language Faster By Making It Your Phone's Default Language

Learn A New Language Faster By Making It Your Phone's Default Language

Benjamin Franklin famously said, "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." When it comes to learning, there is so much one can acquire from textbooks, manuals, and tutorials. We have explained the science behind practice and mastery of a skill earlier, whether it is learning a new language or musical instrument.

"Most of us believe that learning is better when you go at something with a single-minded purpose: the practice-practice-practice that's supposed to burn a skill into memory", writes Peter C. Brown in his book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. But, one of the best ways to learn any language faster is by using it every day.

However, for a person living in India who wants to learn Spanish, using it daily is not an easy task. That is where this clever hack from Redditor named rlc327 comes to help.

According to the Redditor, an efficient way to learn a language faster is by switching your phone's default language to the language you want to learn. Although it may sound like a ridiculous idea, according to science, we learn new languages in relation to the one we first knew - our mother tongue. By changing the language of your phone, you will have to figure out most of the terms by associating them with them terms in your native language.

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