A little self-deprecating humor won’t hurt

Language learning is about making mistakes and trying again, only to make more mistakes, hopefully different ones but sometimes not. Mistakes made during a self-study can be demoralizing but not quite as embarrassing as when you made them with a live conversation partner.

Having a thick skin and a sense of self-deprecating humor will certainly help. If we take ourselves too seriously, the chance is we are going to give up before we achieve our language goals.

Below is a humorous look of the 15 struggles of learning Spanish. I nodded my head yes like a bobble-head doll when I was watching the video.

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