3 tips to Successfully Learn a New Language on a Busy Schedule


Learning a new skill doesn’t happen overnight: it takes training, time, and discipline. It can be overwhelming if you’re working or going to school full time. To help you, we’ve outlined 3 tips to successfully combine language training and a busy work schedule.

Having a Schedule

The best way to find time to study a new language is to schedule it in your agenda. You should try to dedicate as much time as possible to learning the language: aim for 3-4 hours per week (30 minutes per day). It doesn’t really matter how long you study at one time, the important thing is to be consistent with your routine. As you once heard, “practice makes perfect” and the most efficient way for you to do so is by scheduling it in advance in your agenda.


Translate everything around you

Have fun translating every word you encounter. There are signs and billboards everywhere.
Pay attention on your way to work, at the grocery store, or while shopping. That way you can adapt to things around you more quickly since these are words you’ll most likely encounter on a daily basis. For instance,
if you’re in a meeting at work, try to translate some of what’s being said.


Listen to the radio or music

Make good use of your time by listening to a radio station in the language you’re learning. Get familiar with popular words to describe local or international news. Don’t worry if you don’t understand every word, the more often you hear a word, the more you’ll memorize it and pronounce it the right way. 

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