There are lots of savvy language learners with different interests, different personalities, and different opportunities, but there are two things they pretty much all have in common:
- Savvy language learners consume large amounts of well-chosen content.
- Savvy language learners engage in both scheduled and opportunistic habits.
Check out this infographic–or indwellfographic–for a handy overview of wise principles pertaining to content and action.
Oh, and avoid the number one mistake in language learning!
For more, see Tricks and Triggers for Opportunistic Language Learning, What Is Your Favorite Thing To Do, Do What You Feel Like, Your Language-Learning Happy Place, Don’t Read, Reread, On the Go, In the Language, Spare No Tupperware: Erasmus on Living in the Language, Why Your Reading Habit Works, The Inescapable Case for Extensive Reading (Video), and Grammar Is Not a Skill, or What Does It Really Mean To Know a Language (Video).