3 Tips To Help You Better Acclimate To Online Learning
Due to COVID-19, online classes are the next best option as accessibility to physical classes and interaction are restricted due to safety reasons. For those who are not accustomed to learning online, this will be a whole new experience for you. That said, there is no need to be apprehensive as it will get easier as you go on.
Moreover, if you are considering online language classes for the first time, you will need all the tips and help you can get so that you can better acclimate to a different environment. As the entire world stay indoors to stay safe from the coronavirus, this will be an opportune time to pick up a new skill.
Do Your Research
You’ve made your decision to enrol an online class, so the first thing you will need to do is a plan. Proper planning allows you to reap the most benefits from your investments and help you avoid any possible hiccups that may arise. Before you can plan, however, you will first need to do your due diligence and research. Start by looking through your options and narrow down the classes that fit your needs and requirements. You’d have to take into consideration time slots, costs and the quality of education.
For instance, some classes allow you to use your SkillsFuture Credit to deduct a portion of your fees. It is also essential to try and test whether the environment and teaching method suit you, thus opt for trial classes if the language school offers any.
Choose Your Classes Wisely
Regardless of the language, these classes will focus on your proficiency and fluency. That means you’d be practising all 4 aspects of language learning: reading, speaking, writing and listening.
That said, figure out what at what level of proficiency and fluency you would wish to master. If you don’t have plans to use the Korean language in a formal setting, then you may want to just enrol in conversational Korean classes rather than the standard curriculum. You’d be able to save time and money by figuring out what you’d want to derive from these classes.
Whilst learning from the comfort of your home can gift you convenience, it also means that you have the propensity to get distracted even more. With a formal environment such as a physical class, you can fully immerse yourself in learning. But now that you’re in your home, you may be tempted to take several prolonged breaks that may not only break your concentration, but also hinder your learning process. Thus, dedication, zealousness and discipline are highly important traits, as you’re now even more responsible for your own learning.
As operations shift from the physical to digital, there’s not enough preparation to ready for the change. Even with the tips above, the entire world is trying to find ways to best approach and work around the limitations posed by the coronavirus. However, don’t let this dampen your motivations to upgrade your skill sets and find a semblance of joy and normalcy in life.
With that said, Korean Explorer has also shifted our physical operations over online. We strive to continue to assist you in your progress, thus, we are providing online Korean classes for our students. So ready your pens and papers and walk out of the crisis with proficiency and fluency for your Korean language here!