Imagine From Day One

As you might know:

When it comes to learning a new language, I’m not a fan of conversing from the get-go.

I think it’s a waste of time, and you set yourself up to have many fossilized errors that are tough to correct later on if almost everything you say to the bewildered natives speakers is incorrect.

…and although touted as a way to motivate yourself, it may actually shatter confidence to speak in your new language before you’ve even started.

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Don’t Use Every Bit of Time You Have

“Dead” time…

An often used phrase that describes the time you have but don’t use:

Commuting to work, waiting in line, looking at stupid images on Facebook with even more stupid texts — that are always only partially true — or just watching recipe YouTube videos you never end up cooking anyway.

It’s all time you could use for language learning activities.

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