You will need
- Dictionaries, a textbook of Armenian language books and videos in the Armenian language.
How quickly you will learn the Armenian language, depends on several factors. The first of these is your motivation. You must answer the question, why do you want to learn a foreign language. All the answers can be divided into two groups. Can you teach the good knowledge of the language. The Armenian language is a desirable goal. And you can learn to achieve other goals. The Armenian is only an aid. For example, a long journey to Armenia or training in educational institutions of this country. The second approach, say psychologists, is much more effective and less energy for the body.
Another factor is the possibility of your immersion. To teach the Armenian language in Armenia is much simpler. But being in another part of the globe you will be able to do it. Try to communicate with native speakers, listen to Armenian music and watch movies in Armenian language with subtitles. Do it from time to time, but every day.
It is important to choose the appropriate your goals, the methodology for the study of the Armenian language. It depends on what form of language you expect to use more often. If written, pay great attention to the study of grammar. Learn by heart the rules, do the practice tests and exercises. Browse books, Newspapers and websites in Armenian language.
In the case of the need to develop oral language spend more time for practice of communication and the viewing of television programs in the Armenian language. When you understand the logic of phrasing, you will be much easier to formulate them yourself.
Remember that the speed of language learning depends on the frequency of training and repetition. The first time you will have plenty of time to apply to the same material. But as language learning the need for this will decline.
Get yourself a notebook in which you write that you are interested in words in Armenian and translation. Scroll it in transport, in the breaks between work or studies, while in traffic or queues.
Advice 2: How to learn sign language
You want to learn the language of gestures just out of curiosity? Or for you it is vital to communicate with a loved one? In any case, you can always find like-minded people and on the Internet, and in real life.
If you know good English language (and in this case, the repeater will not be enough), go to one of the English sites (for example, www.handspeak.com), devoted not only to languagefrom gestures, but for all the difficulties faced daily by deaf people. It is possible that after reading through these websites, you will realize that the language of gestures is not child's play and to treat people who are unable to communicate with the world by other means, it is necessary carefully as possible.
Unfortunately, such Russian sites almost none. Recently, however, enthusiasts maintained several blogs and languagefrom gestures, and the problems of adaptation of deaf-mutes. One of them http://jestov.net. On this website you can find practical guide to mastering this languageand to read the news and leave their comments about the reading.
Buy textbook of dactylology. These books are now rarely seen available for sale (except that tutorials representing partial and truncated information on languagee gesture). So you will need to order it in one of the online stores or contact a major book center and, after reviewing the catalog, make a request.
Buy textbook of dactylology. These books are now rarely seen available for sale (except that tutorials representing partial and truncated information on languagee gesture). So you will need to order it in one of the online stores or contact a major book center and, after reviewing the catalog, make a request. So, it is possible to order the recently published dictionary of languageand gestures, containing nearly 1800 items. Do not assume that in this languagee and in fact there is a number of gestures. The fact that many of the concepts – composite. For example, 2 gesture: "man" and "marry" refer to the word "husband". Therefore, in the study it is necessary to acquire the skill of separating connotations (the word in context, his emotional aspect, etc.) and denotation (direct meaning).
Contact the deaf society (deaf Society in Ukraine and Belarus) to order the textbook through them or to enroll in courses that are periodically organized by the activists of the society, for those who have decided to learn this language. Please note: for healthy people, the training is carried out only on a paid basis. If you live in Moscow, contact a special center for the study of languageand gestures.
Go to one of the social networks and find the already registered group involved in the study of languageand gestures, or organize your.
Buy DVD course of learning languageand gestures, issued specifically for hearing people wanting to study it. It also contains about 1,800 of the most common gesturesneeded for communication in everyday life.
Advice 3: How to learn sign language
The language of gestures is a nonverbal way of communication hard of hearing people. This is the use of hand gestures in combination with body position, facial expressions and the shape of the lips.
It should be noted that sign language is not universal for all languages of the world. Have a non-verbal language in each country has its own that do not coincide with other alphabet and dictionary. In the beginning, by the way, have to learn it the alphabet (in this case, it's a dactyl), although in colloquial speech the gesture will mean not the letter, and the word or phrase. But those who have already mastered sign language, I advise you to do so. Moreover, that study will have to spend a couple of days. Three or four will be spent on the development of addresses, numbers, measures, time, grammar.
To learn the basic gestures used, we can say on the Internet various allowances, books. However, a much faster and easier you can learn sign language, if you learn using video tutorials. In a lot of them can be found on sites devoted to the study of gestures. As a rule, all of the material there is divided into themes. In the first lessons, you will learn about the everyday, commonly used words. Each lesson touches upon a subject, for example, family. The teacher will teach you such words as mother, father, child, and many others.
When you have accumulated a base, you can move on to more difficult subjects: the expression of feelings, emotions, relationships, health, medicine, travel. natural phenomena, politics, justice, laws, religion and trade. It should be noted that any word that you will need, you will be able to quickly find this website through alphabetical index or the search bar.
Some of these services offer more and some content (articles), which maybe clearer and faster to understand than live and think as people for whom the gift of sound - unattainable wealth. In addition, you can develop an understanding of the psychology of deaf people and subtleties of sign language.
Advice 4: How to learn a foreign language quickly
Knowledge of a foreign language is now becoming hard is necessary, but vital. Internet, travel, immigration, work abroad require the person to hold, at least one of the most common languages, primarily English. Most studied foreign language at school and University, but few people can safely say that he's fluent in it. If you want to realize your dream to speak a foreign language, instead of excuses to start the study.
You will need
- Training course, dictionary, Internet, computer, pen and paper.
To successfully mastering any language you must have a strong motivation. Without it, as a rule to learn the language. She also plays a big role, if there is a choice of what language to teach in a given time. Therefore, always select one that is needed right now.
To learn it quickly, we must once and for all get rid of beliefs that an adult can not do it. Very often it is improper installation negates all the efforts of his master. If you are constantly thinking that it is too difficult and impossible, then so be it.
It is also important to choose a course that will be fun and not cause severe problems. Focus on what kind of memory you have developed best is: written, visual, auditory or speech. The best option will be the involvement of all kinds. To learn a foreign language using the Internet, tutorials, courses or TV programs.
Starting the study, do not try to do a few hours a day. The desired result in the development of language can be achieved only through regularity, not due to the amount of time spent. Even repeating a day studied the material within 10 minutes, you will reach more than 2-hour classes 3 times a week.
In order to learn a foreign language is very important to take in the culture of the country where it is spoken. Think about the images and associations that arise at the mention of the foreign language you want to know. This will help to immediately think about all the structures underlying the language, and you managed to learn by this time. In the future, this will enable you to immediately readjust to communicate on it.
Examining the major structures underlying the foreign language, learn to add it's not just new words, but the whole momentum. Small children exactly teach the native language, trying to repeat not only hear the word, but whole phrase.
To quickly memorize foreign words, get to know the history of their origin. For example, days of the week in English are associated with the names of the gods. Saturday is day of Saturn – Saturday, Sunday – sun day – Sunday, Monday – the moon's day – Monday, Friday – day of the goddess Freya – Friday, the definite article "the" is a shortened form of the pronoun "this" is why he is used, when the subject spoken of, known, and the indefinite article "a" is the shortened form of the word Odin "one", and refers to just one object. In any language there are different stories associated with the occurrence of words. The more you know such interesting stories about a foreign language, the faster you get used to the rules of construction in this phrases and unfamiliar words.
Watch movies in the language learning. Today is a snap with the help of Internet and purchase the license discs to find a foreign movie in the original language. Choose movies that you like and not bother to watch several times. See the film first in Russian and then in the original language, to make it easier to understand and remember what they say. With subtitles movies do not look better, as they distract attention from the speech, what prevents to achieve the desired learning effect.
To learn a foreign language by the method of hypnosis or listening to CDs in your sleep impossible. Therefore it is better to choose a course in which a foreign language is taught through reading, writing, video and audio CDs, and definitely communication.
For better absorption it is not necessary to learn multiple languages. Having learned one foreign language up to the desired level, may involve examination of other, fully absorbed in him. Otherwise, you can easily get confused or drop the study of both languages, the Charter and not noticing results.
Advice 5: Which language is easier to learn just
Learning a new foreign language can turn into a difficult task. However, if you choose a language that has many analogies with native or foreign is already known, it is possible to make it even easier.
Factors affecting language learning
Learning a foreign language is quite an individual process, therefore the concept about the difficulty of learning any language – a thing quite subjective. There are several factors which can affect how easy it is to learn a foreign language. First, the similarity of the foreign language with native or other well-known languages. Second, the structure of the language. Third, the availability of time and resources for language learning.
Difficult to learn languages
Undoubtedly, one of the most difficult languages to learn are such Asian languages as Chinese, Japanese, Korean. The Arabic language is also considered very difficult to learn. On the one hand, the difficulty lies in the fact that in these languages there is a completely different system of writing, which is radically different from our own. So in Chinese and Japanese use kanji, and to study them you need to spend a lot of time. There may also be problems with pronunciation and comprehension skills, as in these languages, there are sounds difficult and unusual for Russian-speaking person. Among the most difficult languages include Finnish, Hungarian and Icelandic.
Relatively easy to learn such European languages as English, German, Spanish, French, Italian. In many European languages use Latin letters, so knowing a single European language, you can quickly learn another. It should be noted that among European languages Spanish is considered one of the most easy to learn because the language has fairly easy grammar and pronunciation. There is also an artificial language – Esperanto, which is also quite simple to learn, as it is very logical unlike many natural languages.
The easiest languages
It is easier to learn a foreign language, having many similarities with your native language. If Russian language is your native language, then the easiest way would be to learn languagesthat have many similarities with Russian. It can be languages like Belarusian, Croatian, Ukrainian, and Polish, Czech and all the other Slavic and Balto-Slavic languages. These languages will be easy to learn because the grammar rules similar to the rules in the Russian language, they also have many similar words. To speak and understand these languages will not be difficult.
Advice 6: Traditions and customs Armenian wedding
One of the most important and magnificent holidays of the Armenians is the wedding. Armenian culture is rich in traditions and customs, and chief among them is the tradition of the wedding. They were handed down from generation to generation for hundreds of years. Modernity has imposed upon them its mark, but things have come to this day almost unchanged.
Before the bride was chosen by parents, or rather mother of the groom. Parents tried to make it so that the bridegroom could see the bride before the wedding. Selecting the right girl, the parents searched the mediator – relative, which was well received in the family of the girl.
The duties of the mediator entered the negotiations with the girl's family to obtain consent for the wedding. Now the morals have changed and the groom himself may choose his bride. In turn, the girl decides to be or not to be a wedding.
The tradition to send the matchmakers has not changed its value today. If the mediator talks ended with the agreement that after a few days in the girl's family went matchmakers. Before the bridegroom could not attend in the delegation. Part of matchmakers include men on the paternal side, and often the groom's mother.
The two men began a conversation from afar. First discussed topics not related to the wedding. Then, in allegorical form, the two men were told the purpose of his arrival: came to take a flower from your ashes. There are many options.
It was considered bad form, if the bride's parents immediately agree to the wedding. Usually the bride's father, if agreed to, requested time for reflection. The Declaration of consent also occurs in allegorical form. After that, by tradition, the table was laid, and the young drank brandy or vodka.
Now the date of the engagement and all of its conventions are agreed even on the matchmaking. On the agreed day at the groom's house are all close relatives. All guests bring gifts to the bride. The father of the groom in this day of the killing of a calf or sheep.
At bride's table. Guests from both sides sit down at the table. The groom gives the bride a ring. Guests give toasts with wishes of happiness to young. The bridegroom promises that he will do everything to fulfill all wishes. The bride, silently, thanked and passes his wine glass to his father. After this starts the presentation of gifts to the bride. Usually towards the end of the feast the parents of the bride and groom stipulate the day of the wedding.
Modern wedding traditions and customs
Favorable time, as before, is the autumn. But today in Vogue summer wedding.
On the eve of the holiday is decorating the bride's house, where you must keep the carpeting. Her young will be the car that will take them to the ceremony.
Modern Armenian wedding has not lost its fluffiness over time. The duration of the festivities can be two and seven days. The bride and groom are allowed to dance only one dance, during which numerous guests showered them with money.
In Armenian wedding traditions, and similar to Russian customs. These include loaf. The Armenians, it was replaced with pita bread, but the meaning of this ceremony remains the same. The only difference is that Armenians have not decided to compete, who will be the master of the house – the primacy of men is undeniable.
At the end of the ceremony is the presentation of gifts to the young. Basically, give money and jewelry.
Armenian wedding is still accompanied by a huge number of traditions and rituals, that list is just not possible. Some practices, such as bathing of the bride and groom are gone, some alive to this day.