The Kato Lomb MethodA Language Learner's Guide

The Kato Lomb Method is an approach to language learning, that goes back to the hyper-polyglot Kato Lomb. In this post, we'll go through her most important techniques & show you how to apply them in your own studies.


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Who was Kato Lomb

Kato Lomb was a Hungarian polyglot and language teacher who developed her own unique techniques for language learning. She was known for her ability to learn a new language in a short period of time, often in just a few months.

One of her most well-known techniques is the "Method of Distorted Realities" which she believed was the key to learning a language quickly and efficiently. The idea behind this method is to immerse yourself in a language by exposing yourself to as much of it as possible, but in a controlled and selective way.

The method involves creating a "distorted reality" in which you are surrounded by the language you are trying to learn, but in a way that is tailored to your own learning needs. For example, you can create flashcards with vocabulary words that are relevant to your interests, or listen to audio recordings that are slowed down or have the speech distorted in some way.

The idea is that by exposing yourself to the language in a controlled and selective way, you will be able to focus on the aspects of the language that are most important to you, and thus learn it more efficiently. The method encourages learners to use their imagination and creativity to tailor their own personalized approach to learning the language.

The method of Distorted Realities is one of the most popular and well-known technique of Kato Lomb, which can help the language learners to learn a language in more efficient and effective way.



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