• Methods

    How to Improve Language Study Time

    While living in Paraguay, I lived by a pretty set routine that gave me a certain time to study languages in the morning (I was studying both Spanish and Guarani at the time). Pretty much every day I set aside an hour for various language study topics – verb conjugations, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, etc. – and prepared to put them into practice during the day. I felt pretty proud of myself for spending an entire hour studying every day. After about three months of this routine I realized that I often ended my study time with a slightly “empty” feeling – like I had just had a whole lot of…