Are we fluent yet? Taking the Zen Road to language learning.

 

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Let’s just get this out of the way right now, learning a language takes, well, a while.  If you put yourself into the proverbial language learning car and after 5 minutes ask, “are we fluent yet?” I can tell you right now, this is going to be a long and arduous trip.  If, however, you allow yourself to sit back and enjoy the experience and the process, you might just find that you that you like learning.

Like learning? Like being a student? What?! Language learning, like any kind of learning, is not a one-size-fits-all proposition and certainly doesn’t have to be the same as the traditional school experience that many of us look back on with something less than fondness.  Like anything that inspires and challenges us, the most important thing to know is that you, the student can define what success means to you, forge your own path and craft your own personal journey. Here’s some food for thought on how to actively engage in your learning in a Zen way: click here to read more