25 Facts And Tips To Help You Learn A Foreign Language Fluently, Quickly, And Efficiently

Are you looking to learn a new language? Could it be Spanish? It’s a great language to know if you live in Miami Florida or are planning to travel to a Spanish destination (Dominican Republic maybe? I hear Punta Cana is stunning this time of year). How about French? If you are planning to visit France, it’s wise to at least know basic French. Whatever language you’re desiring to learn we are here to give you some facts and tips that will help you learn a different language quicker. Even though most people think you can’t learn another language once you’re an adult, that’s not true! So don’t believe that for a second. Rather, start making plans to visit France, or maybe Dominican Republic because here are 25 Facts And Tips To Help You Learn A Foreign Language Fluently, Quickly, And Efficiently.

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Only 4% of students that study a language in school achieve fluency after 3 years

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Most of the other 96% stopped because they had wrong expectations and ineffective learning methods

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First, lets address the expectations. Most people take 600 or more hours of intensive study to reach fluency in the simplest languages (French, Spanish) and nearly 1,200 hours for more difficult languages (Mandarin, Russian).

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Even if you are learning a simple language, and you study one hour per week, it will take over 10 years to reach fluency (600 weeks).

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And that is why people get frustrated. Anyone can learn a new language (you already learned one!), it’s just that we forget how long it took to learn our mother tongue.

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