Learning English Should Be Fun
My name is Steve Kaufmann and I speak 10 languages fluently. For years, I had trouble learning languages. Only after discovering a better, more enjoyable way of learning did I begin to have success. And now, in today's online world, my method of language learning is even more effective.
There's No Secret
If you want to learn English, a good place to start is to read TheLinguist Manifesto. The first thing to understand about learning English is that it is not like learning math or science. It is more like training a muscle. You will learn by doing the right things regularly. The more intensively you do them, the better and faster you will learn. Check out my my book on language learning to see my methods in action.
Motivation and Efficiency
The keys to language learning success are motivation and efficiency. What’s motivating? Real-life English situations, real English content, meaningful communication. Combined with the right online system, available when you are, and the resources that allow you to maximize your learning, you will improve your English exponentially.
The Importance of Input
People will tell you the most important thing in learning English is studying grammar or speaking with native speakers. Grammar and speaking can help you, but the most important thing when you learn English is a lot of exposure to genuine content. You can’t become fluent in English without a lot of exposure to English! With no grammar instruction, you were able to speak your native language fluently before entering school. This is because the brain naturally learns languages with enough exposure.
Create your English World
Many of you don’t have the luxury of living in a country where English is spoken. But, in the internet age we can create our own English world. What do we need? Hours of authentic English content and a way to connect with an online community of English tutors and learners.