When it comes to learning a new language, it is important to set personal goals. Specifically, what do you want to achieve within a given timeframe? How quickly do you want to master the language? Utilizing the "Karaoke Exercise" will ensure that you meet your goal.
How is this possible? In the graph below you can see a visual explanation. In order to meet your goal, it is crucial to stay motivated. This is best done via specific, step-by-step goal-setting.
For example: "I would like to communicate in a colloquial way by the time I take my next vacation in France. I will be able to understand and speak about 600 words."