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Title
237: Do we need vacations from language learning?
Description

 Nicolás asks: "Do we need vacations from language learning?"

Episode Summary:

  • My life is full of examples of doing things better after a long break
  • Our brains can only achieve so much by focused attention
  • The Pomodoro technique works on this principle
  • Focus mode vs diffuse mode
    • Small scale - i.e. my daily writing habits in one day
    • Large scale - i.e. learning patterns over many months
  • Breaks are essential... even many months can be fine
  • It works even better if you can take "study breaks" while also speaking or using the language a lot

Resources Mentioned in Today's Episode:

  • 5 Lessons I Learned from Barbara Oakley - a great video from my friend Nasos

https://youtu.be/HYkY22pP6go?t=2m7s

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Published
2018-01-09 08:00:00 UTC
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