Episode 33

How to Achieve a New Year's Resolution of Learning a New Language

January 3rd, 2016

1 hr 1 min 17 secs

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About this Episode

We discuss language progress. Lindsay has been extremely disciplined, and Kerstin's been to a community class.


  • How to find the time for language even when you're megabusy

  • Community Classes and Polyglot Clubs have lots in common

New Year's Resolutions!


  • What we think about the resolution that is "I will become fluent in..." or "I will learn the language..."

  • Why "fluency" is an ambition and not a goal

  • The unfailing SMART goalsetting technique

  • Working out what is driving your resolution and "what your problem is" can help you get more motivation to change

  • How can your resolution serve you even if you don't achieve it?

  • Why is excitement essential when fear is destructive?

  • And what are our themes and resolutions for 2016?

The Episode Takeaway

Set yourself a theme for the new year!

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