Don’t want to waste 6 months learning a language? Avoid these “beginner tips”

Chris Eubanks
6 min readNov 23, 2023
AI image generated by Dezco with the author’s prompt

A great journey is always counterintuitive. If the beginner advice really worked, everyone would be speaking Mandarin, Finnish, and Spanish. Why do so many give up? Why doesn’t the specific knowledge from people who actually learned the language trickle down to the masses?

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Chris Eubanks

Language learner. Rapidly learning the Finnish language. Follow me for specific knowledge that can't be found anywhere else on the Internet.