Language learning: how timesheets supercharged my progress

Chris Eubanks
4 min readAug 27, 2023
My daily study hours graphed cumulatively. Average 4.5 hours per day across all languages. I share my own Google Sheets template at the end of this article.

Fading interest is natural

In the summer 2018, inspired by my recent trip to Russia, I set out to learn the Russian language as quickly as possible. I completed all 7 levels of Memrise within a couple of months and then jumped up to Russian TV shows soon afterwards. I was studying 3–6 hours per day. Because I was highly motivated, I found no real…

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Chris Eubanks

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