Three Core Principles of Language Learning

1. Language is a matrix.

You can create virtually unlimited sentences by mixing and matching a small set of words. For example, how many sentences can you create using this matrix?

 

I like        to speak        Spanish

I want      to learn         Portuguese

I need       to practice    Arabic


 

2. Verbs are "seeds".

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3. Language is like a bicycle.

Like learning to ride a bike, or playing tennis, learning to speak a language is something you have to do in order to learn. With the previous 2 principles, it's possible to begin conversing in a new language instantly.