113: Thoughts on tracking progress in a language

<p>Keith asks: "What ideas do you have for tracking your progress in a language?"</p> <h2>In this episode:</h2> <p>Possible ways to track progress in language learning:</p> <ul> <li>Lists of words learnt</li> <li>Dialogues studied or completed</li> <li>Textbooks finished</li> <li>Exams passed</li> </ul> <p>However, the best way to track progress is to consider how you want to use the language in your life, and draw inspiration from that.</p> <h2>Resources mentioned in today's episode:</h2> <ul> <li><a href= "http://fluentlanguage.co.uk/blog/establish-a-tracking-routine" target="_blank">How can you make your progress visible with a tracking routine</a> - an interesting article from the Fluent Language blog</li> </ul> <h2>Start speaking today</h2> <p>I’d like to thank <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes" target= "_blank">iTalki</a> for supporting the show. <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes" target= "_blank">iTalki</a> is the best place online to connect with affordable and effective native speakers teachers and tutors. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, simply visit:<a href="http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes" target= "_blank">http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes</a></p> <h2>Do you have a question?</h2> <p>Ask me your language learning questions by <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/ask" target="_blank">clicking here</a>, and I’ll do my best to feature it on the show! Also, <a href="http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/itunes" target= "_blank">please subscribe to the show on iTunes</a> to get automatic updates.</p> <hr /> <p>Thanks so much for listening to this episode of the podcast! If you’ve got any comments about the show then please leave them in the “comments” section below! If you’d like to help me out, then I’d love it if you could…</p> <ul> <li><strong>Share the episode</strong> using the social media buttons around you</li> <li><strong>Leave an honest review and rating of the podcast on iTunes</strong> (<a href="http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/review" target="_blank">click here to do that</a>)</li> </ul> <p>iTunes reviews in particular really help the rankings of the podcast and help me to reach other aspiring language learners out there! See you in the next episode of the I Will Teach You A Language podcast!</p>


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