Nobody Knows How to Learn a Language: the first in a forthcoming series of posts about a new theory of language learning. Achieving fluency is rare, existing language learning models are poor, so methods are incomplete or bad.

@vgr not 100% sure if this meets your criteria for what you need / want in a summary, let me know if you have any feedback :)

@vgr Gotcha. Thanks for the feedback! I'll do that next time.

@tasshin I think the future solution is to have an AI chat bot that tracks your vocabulary and grammar knowledge and operates as an SRS that slowly stretches your skills. It should also ask for “clarification” when you’re confusing similar words or using bad pronunciation. This is basically the service I provide to my kids except it won’t scale without AI.

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