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How do people manage to learn multiple languages at once?

My name is maiky, I already can speak English ( In a satisfactory way) And I'm currently working on my Japanese and Italian and I must say that is a lot of work to do even though I'm passionate about learning languages. I am an ambitious person who loves romance languages and I'd like to learn Romanian, French Italian altogether. What do I do and what are your piece of pieces of advice on learning multiple languages at once?

May 25, 2017

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TimK77777

Generally, it's not a good idea to try to learn two (or more) closely related languages at the same time.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CaNarsames

Is distinct languages like Italian and german okay?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/The_Alison

Trying to learn two romance languages at once is a nightmare. You will confuse the two constantly. I would stick to languages that are very different from each other if you're going to do them concurrently .


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chilvence

My advice is short and sweet:

Start with Italian!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CaNarsames

Awesome, I love Italian, but why do you say that? is it better to get the sense of the romance languages?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gormisbui

You can probably learn more than one related language as long as they sound completely different - for example French and Italian


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

If that's what you want to do, just give it a try and see how it turns out. If you experience issues with confusing them, try something different :) Frankly, I think people worry about this a bit too much. The confusion reduces with practice, and I'd suspect French, Italian, and Romanian are different enough that it won't be that big a problem.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CaNarsames

How could you start learning Japanese on duolingo if it's not ready yet?

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