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Practice Won’t Make You Perfect (If You’re Missing these 10 Learning Fundamentals)

Getting good at anything requires a lot of practice–but not all practice is equal. Just doing something a lot doesn’t ensure you’ll master it.

Consider the person who hunts and pecks on the keyboard. Practice will help him go faster and make fewer mistakes, but no amount of pecking at the keyboard will turn him into a touch typer. Similarly, second language learners typically stall: their pronunciation and grammar often have noticeable errors, even when they have lived for decades in a…

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