How to Move Past Language Learning Burnout Like a Polyglot

Even polyglots get tired

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How to keep chugging forward in your language learning journey. Compound locomotive published by Sampson Low and Marston (1894). Original from the British Library. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel. In the Public Domain, CC0

Keep going even when you stop

Learning a language is not a one-shot deal. You will experience waves of acquisition. There are times when it comes naturally and times when you burn out.

Maintain good non-study habits

We don’t always have the time or the energy to pick up a textbook and learn a new grammar point. These are an essential, non-disposable aspect of language learning. You will need to pick up a book at some point. But in those moments when you can’t find the time, make your relaxation habits language-learning productive.

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