You couldn’t simply uproot your life and move to a different country to learn a language just like that. Even if you really really want to. You tell yourself that you have
No time to just take several months off and just study
No money to spend on living abroad and taking on Chinese lessons
And this are valid real-world situations. But you know what? NO PROBLEM!
I recently caught up with Mars Dorian. He studied lived his way to learning fluent Japanese all the while living in the English-speaking country of Australia! Watch this very animated interview where he shared his secrets on
Creating an effective language learning environment wherever you are WHILE on a budget
The MOST important attitude you must have when learning a language
How he overcame massive resistance and challenges
The best resource he used to learn Japanese characters (it’s free) and much more!
Some explicit words involved. Proceed with caution.
Language Fluency: On motivation, immersion, attitude and time
1:33 What is your motivation for learning a new language?
2:33 How did you create an environment to learn a new language?
4:50 How important is it to have fun while learning a language?
6:02 How to incorporate FUN in learning a language?
7:51 What type of software or electronic tools did you use to help you out?
10:10 How to find time to learn a language?
Language Realities: Retention, Challenges and the Silver Lining
1:52 Do you consciously maintain your Japanese in Germany?
3:17 What’s the biggest challenge you encountered while learning Japanese?
6:51 Why it’s never a loss to learn a new language