If you took a foreign language class, you may have noticed something: almost no-one ends up actually able to speak the language.
For some, this is fine. It’s just a graduation requirement for them — but for those of you who are excited for the chance to study a new language, this can be a bit discouraging.
Fortunately for you, we’re spending today’s episode talking about how to get the most you can out of your language class, increasing the likelihood that you’ll remember more than how to say hello.
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- The War of Art (Ep. 161)
- Relay FM
- Download Podcast
- How to Remember More of What You Learn with Spaced Repetition
- Relato de un náufrago (The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor) by Gabriel García Márquez
- A Frequency Dictionary of Spanish, by Mark Davies
- Vsauce – The Zipf Mystery
- Books by Neal Stephenson
- Neuromancer, by William Gibson
- The College Info Geek Community on Reddit
- Thomas and Martin on Twitter
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