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The Language Hacking Guide explains exactly what you need to do to speak a language quickly.

Rather than read through the guide to find out my one major ‘secret’, I can tell you right now. You need to speak the language from day one.

No years of studying grammar, no expensive and complicated software, no “magic pill” to master a language while you sleep, you just need to spe
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Published (first published October 3rd 2010)
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Maria
Oct 09, 2012 Maria rated it liked it
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Aptly summed in four words:

Speak from Day 1

Beyond that,

1. You need to know why you want to learn this language (I want to learn French because I love the language, for example, and because a lot of book exchange books are in French— these are long-term reasons. Benny talks about not only long-term, but short-term ones, like "Get from the airport to the hotel using only French," which help you get fluency fast)
2. Know that you will make mistakes. Accept it. Then go out and make them.
3. Know that
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Abdulsattar
Mar 24, 2014 Abdulsattar rated it really liked it
في هذا الكتاب قصة لشخص يتكلم 40 لغة حية مع انه لم يسافر لجميع البلدان المتحدة بهذه اللغات
تجارب رائعة لتعلم اللغات العالمية عن طريق الانترنت و الكتب الالكترونية و المحادثة عن بعد
paul redman
Mar 09, 2011 paul redman rated it it was amazing
One of my many recent endeavours is to learn how to speak French fluently. This book is a must have for anyone that the serious intention of learning to speak another language. This is not just a book, but a guide. The book includes activity workbooks and interviews conducted by Benny Lewis with other language learners.
Cyn
Jan 19, 2013 Cyn rated it really liked it
This isn't a book that will teach you how to speak a particular language. Rather, it's kind of like a pep-talk/motivator, to get you in the right mindset or set you on the path to successfully learning another language. Or several.
Víctor Manuel
Jan 22, 2016 Víctor Manuel rated it really liked it
A great guide to a different approach to learning languages.
Hossam Saed Samy
Apr 02, 2014 Hossam Saed Samy rated it really liked it
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طرح الكاتب افكارة لتعلم اكثر من لغة فى وقت قصير بأسلوب ممتع و سهل مخترقا حاجز الروتينية و الملل , اعتقد انه ادى بشكل جيد بناء على خبراتة فى تعلم اللغات وجارى العمل بها
Joredos
Oct 04, 2012 Joredos rated it really liked it
Great book for people which are closed in themselves.Highly recommended for shy people.Easy tricks how to improve your foreign languages learning process.
Harsh
Sep 02, 2015 Harsh rated it really liked it
Je ai trouvé le livre très agréable et il m'a aidé à améliorer mon processus d'apprentissage d'une langue étrangère;P
Mohammad Tahsin  Al-Shalabi
Aug 28, 2014 Mohammad Tahsin Al-Shalabi rated it it was amazing
useful and amazing book for learn any language
Dan
Feb 29, 2012 Dan rated it liked it
Interesting but nothing ground breaking.
Jake Losh
The Language Hacking Guide is a great little book with lots of pro tips for aspiring language learners. The material has little to do with specific learning strategies, opting instead to focus on mental attitude training and behavioral exercises designed to help you plan, stay motivated and stay committed to your language learning plan. You might find a lot of it to be pretty much commonsense, but it's very easy to overlook how much of learning anything, including languages, is about attitude an ...more
Manal
Mar 28, 2016 Manal rated it really liked it
ممتاز بيني لويس مشهور جدا يتحدث لغات وذكر تجربته بتيدكس وعنده مدونة
..هذا الكتاب أقدر انصح الطالبات أنهم يطلعون عليه
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hagar elnajjar
Feb 03, 2016 hagar elnajjar rated it liked it
good
Annick
Jul 09, 2011 Annick rated it liked it
Some ideas in this book were very interesting but other parts/ideas weren't so useful/interesting to me. I guess everyone needs to find out what works for them anyway. I love to read so reading is a good way for me to learn/improve my language skills.
As long as you can learn and enjoy yourself at the same time, you can't go wrong :-).
Nukalurk
It seems like a contracted version of the other book of this kind which I'm currently reading: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/45... which is also a nice read.
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Benny Lewis is a digital nomad and founder of the largest language learning blog in the world, www.fluentin3months.com. He is a world traveler and has been traveling non-stop to learn languages for the past 13 years–living out of a 23kg bag and working out of his laptop.

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