Doug asks: “I know I need to focus on one language, but I'm torn between two languages. What should I do?”
In this episode:
- Why it's important to focus on one language
- The difficulty of leaving behind one language
- Why a language is never “lost”
Three ideas for choosing which language to focus on:
- Learning one language well will be beneficial for all the others
- A language is never lost – you can always come back to it
- The “Rocking Chair Test”: Imagine your 80-year-old self sitting in a rocking chair looking back on your life. Look at your current dilemma through those eyes. What should you do?
“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
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