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  • - Because spending two hours per day,

  • which is a lot of time,

  • memorizing verb tables won't help you.

  • Hello, everybody.

  • This is Jack from tofluency.com.

  • In this video, I'm going to answer

  • a very common question that I get from English learners like you.

  • And that question is this.

  • How long will it take me to become fluent in English?

  • And what can I do to speed up this process?

  • I completely understand why you want to know this

  • because when you start something new,

  • you want to know how long it's going to take you to achieve your goals.

  • It's the same for me, too.

  • For example, how long will it take me to get a six-pack?

  • Or how long will it take me to get one million subscribers?

  • Or how long will it take me

  • to grow my hair down to my waist?

  • Going back to English fluency,

  • a very important thing to know is that

  • going from an A2 or a B1 level

  • to a C1 level is a big goal.

  • Only a small percentage of those learning English

  • reach that goal.

  • Now a C1 level is where you can basically have

  • conversations about most topics,

  • and you feel confident doing this.

  • You use the right grammar, the right vocabulary.

  • You don't make many mistakes.

  • And like I said, it is difficult to get there,

  • but know it is possible.

  • It is possible to reach that level

  • if you follow what I'm going to talk about in this video.

  • And also know that if you have an A2 level,

  • and your goal is to get a C1 level,

  • if in the next two years you are B1 or B2,

  • that's a great thing because it means

  • that your English has improved.

  • So don't always think about it in terms of I'm here,

  • I want to be there.

  • Think about it more in terms of I'm here

  • and I'm constantly improving.

  • Let's now talk about the three main things

  • that will dictate your level,

  • and how long it's going to take you.

  • The three things that I think are most important.

  • Number one is your current level.

  • The level that you have now.

  • Number two is how much time you spend

  • learning English per day.

  • And number three is what you do with that time.

  • The first one is obvious.

  • If you have a good level already then it's easier

  • to become an advanced English speaker.

  • But if you're starting from the beginning,

  • it's going to be more difficult.

  • The second one,

  • how much time you spend learning English per day,

  • is something that you have control over.

  • What's important is how many hours

  • you are willing to do per day moving forward.

  • If you want to speed up this process,

  • if you want to become fluent in English faster,

  • you'll need to spend more time learning English.

  • I've got a question for you.

  • How much time do you spend learning English per day?

  • This includes watching videos like this,

  • going to a language school, doing anything in English.

  • Okay, so how much time you spend

  • learning English per day is important,

  • but what you do with that time is important, too.

  • What we're talking about here is your study plan.

  • What you do to improve your English,

  • which methods you follow

  • because spending two hours per day, which is a lot of time,

  • memorizing verb tables won't help you.

  • It's not going to help you speak more fluently,

  • it's not going to help you understand

  • how to use grammar in a natural way.

  • It's just a waste of time.

  • However, spending two hours doing something like this

  • will make a big difference.

  • So here is an example of a study plan

  • that might work for you.

  • The key is finding something that suits you

  • in your strengths and your weaknesses

  • and also your goals.

  • But following something like this is very powerful.

  • The initial 30 minutes are spent

  • working on your pronunciation.

  • So you listen to sounds in English and you repeat them.

  • You try to improve your intonation.

  • You follow programs that are going to help you with this.

  • Many learners don't work on this area,

  • but it's such an important area

  • if you want to improve your speaking.

  • Then spend 30 minutes reading and listening to a book.

  • So you can find a book that includes an audio book

  • and listen and read at the same time.

  • This is followed by 30 minutes using my speaking method.

  • This is where you imitate native speakers,

  • and you copy the way they speak.

  • This helps you improve your speaking in general,

  • but you'll also learn new vocabulary

  • and internalize grammar.

  • There is a link in the description to this method.

  • And then you end the two hour study plan

  • by doing 30 minutes of conversation.

  • So you find a speaking partner, or you hire a teacher,

  • and you practice your English in a natural way.

  • Again, this is just an example

  • of how you might spend two hours per day

  • and know that you can spread this out throughout the day,

  • which means that you can spend

  • some time in the morning on this study plan,

  • some time on your lunch break

  • and then complete it in the evening.

  • But the key here is to know that

  • what you do is really important.

  • At this stage you might be thinking,

  • oh, but I don't have time to do this.

  • Or I can't find anybody that will speak English with me.

  • My response to this is

  • if learning English and if reaching a really high level is important to you

  • then you will find the time,

  • and you will find speaking partners.

  • And a good question to ask yourself is

  • am I willing to do the things I need to do

  • in order to achieve this goal?

  • And am I willing to do this over the long-term?

  • If so, do more and do the right things.

  • With all that in mind,

  • leave a comment below sharing your learning routine.

  • What do you do on a typical day to learn English,

  • and how much time do you spend doing this?

  • Also let me know if you're going to

  • change the way you learn English,

  • and if you're going to do more.

  • Thank you so much for watching

  • and if you're new, be sure to subscribe.

  • Bye for now.

  • (funk music)

- Because spending two hours per day,

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