How to never run out of time and learn languages like a pro
When you ask (aspiring) language learners what is the biggest challenge they need to overcome to learn a language, 'finding the time' is by far the most common answer you get. I understand that finding time (and energy) to do everything we wish we could do is possibly the biggest challenge that we face nowadays. However, when it comes to language learning, I have some good news: everybody can find the time, and if you think you can't, you are in one of these two situations:
1) You don't *really* want to learn a language, and you just say you don't have time as an excuse. This is fine, not everybody has to learn a language. Learning languages is a great adventure which brings you tons of benefits but if it's not a priority for you, it's completely ok.
2) You haven't yet identified how you can use your current schedule to learn a language with minimal time investment - or even no investment at all. In the video below, I will give you my three keys to learn a language with very little time available. Those are tiny mindset shifts which you can adopt today to start learning a language like polyglots do.
The video is quite theoretical and will give you the basics of how polyglots learn a language. If you would like to take this one step further, I have a free workshop for you. In this free workshop, we will take a close look at *your* schedule and see where and when you can fit your language study. Ready to start making more progress than ever?
Watch the video to discover my 3 keys to always have time for language learning. A usual the main points of the video are summed up below if you prefer to read it.
Main points of the video:
Key #1 Adopt the polyglot mindset:
We interact with at least one language all the time.
It is possible to include more than one language in our daily life, to support our language study.
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Key #2 It doesn’t take a lot of time
Don’t think of the years you might need to learn a language from zero to fluency.
Focus only on finding 10-20 minutes to study today.
Finding a little time everyday is the key to success in the long run.
My most intensive coaching program, The High Road to Fluency requires only 3,5 hours of study per week, and I specifically recommend to first time students *not* to book long study sessions, because it tends to be non-efficient.
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Key #3 Enjoy it
You are more likely to find time for an activity you enjoy
You are also more likely to remember well if you are relaxing and enjoying the moment, rather than if you’re stressed out and bored.
Don’t force yourself to do anything because you think you “have to”. Study a language on your own terms.
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