5. Embrace Mistakes and Learn
No one expects you to speak perfectly when you first begin. Many native German speakers aren’t going to expect perfection, no matter how many years you have been learning the language. Yet this is the step that most people skip because we are afraid of making mistakes.
Mistakes are actually a fantastic learning device. These are opportunities for you to learn in a way that you are far more likely to remember. By being a little more self-conscious, your mind will be engaged in retaining what you learn from that mistake.
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