Learning a new language is really of great advantage. In fact, it is also one of the best ways to improve your skills in speaking or even in writing. It also means that you have to talk to people who knows that kind of language for you to understand each other well.
If you've been studying a language for a few months, you've probably developed some learning methods and routines that work well for you. Here are a few things you can add as you proceed on your journey to further your facility in the language.
1. Keep a dictionary around at all times. A pocket dictionary or even better, an electronic one can be very valuable company for someone at your level. Any time you encounter a word or phrase you do not understand, having one allows you to quickly look it up.
2. Watch lots of movies in the foreign language. At your level, you should be able to understand conversations already, so watching movies will not leave you scratching your head. Instead, it should prove a great way to further advance your abilities.
3. Hold lots of conversations. While you're still far from being a smooth talker at this point, you should be able to hold your own in conversations. Use the language to interact with people any time you get the chance.
4. Challenge yourself on a regular basis. Try tackling some of the more advanced exercises in your language software, pick up a crossword puzzle on the target language and do other things that challenge your ability on a regular basis. You're now equipped with the basics; Doing these things will help you build upon them.