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"This is a fun way for anyone to discover the secrets of language instruction presented in a conversational, stress-free way — no matter how little time you have." --The Chicago Tribune
“A brilliant and thoroughly modern guide to learning new languages. Fluent Forever won't teach you French, or German, or any other language -- but it will teach you how to learn whatever language you do want to learn, and to learn it faster, and more efficiently. If you want a new language to stick, start here.”
--Gary Marcus, cognitive psychologist and author of the New York Times bestseller Guitar Zero
“Aspiring polyglots of the world, take note: this book will help you pick up any new language in record time. If you’re looking for a practical, brain-friendly, field-tested approach to language learning, search no more: you’ve found your guide.”
--Josh Kaufman, bestselling author of The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything…Fast!
“Never before have I seen a language-learning method -- or method for learning anything! -- that synchs up so perfectly with our current scientific understanding of how memory works. I now understand why my past attempts to learn other languages (Spanish, German, Latin) have left me with little more than a smattering of near-random vocabulary words, and I'm inspired to try again. Fluent Forever promises a fun, personalized learning regimen that is sure to wire a new tongue into your brain with speed and simplicity. And Wyner’s sharp wit will keep you entertained along the way! I've never been so excited to challenge my mind.”
--Karen Schrock Simring, contributing editor at Scientific American Mind magazine
“Fluent Forever more than meets the daunting challenge of learning a new language by giving the reader a solid game plan based on how people actually learn and memorize information. From the first chapter, I couldn't wait to get started using Wyner's techniques and tons of resources. His writing is engaging, smart, and conversational, making learning a real joy. If you've ever wanted to become fluent in another language, do yourself a favor and start reading Fluent Forever now.”
-Melanie Pinola, Contributor Writer for LIfehacker.com and author of LinkedIn in 30 Minutes
"Fluent Forever is the book I wish I had had during my numerous failed attempts at learning different languages. It’s a refreshingly fun and engaging guide that shows you how to language-hack your brain. Wyner’s done all the hard work so that the reader can actually enjoy the process of becoming fluent in a language quickly!"
--Nelson Dellis, 2011 and 2012 USA Memory Champion
“This is the book I'd use next time I want to learn a new language. It employs an intelligent mix of the latest methods for learning a language on your own using the web, apps, and voice training tips in an accelerated time frame.
--Kevin Kelly, Senior Maverick for Wired Magazine and author of What Technology Wants
"I know what you're thinking: But learning a new language is soooo hard! The solution? Stop being a whiner and start reading Wyner. This book is a winner! Guaranteed to rewire your brain in as many languages as you'd like."
-- Joel Saltzman, author of Shake That Brain!: How to Create Winning Solutions and Have Fun While You're at It
“An excellent book…Wyner writes in an engaging and accessible way, weaving in his personal language journey. His method, proven by his own achievements, is clear: focus on pronunciation, avoid translation, and use spaced repetition extensively. And he offers lots of specific techniques to make sure you’ll never forget what you’ve learned. I'd recommend this book to anyone who is serious -- not just aspiring but really serious -- about becoming fluent in a foreign language.”
--Kevin Chen, Co-Founder, italki.com
“Mash up the DNA of Steve Jobs and Aristotle, add training in engineering and opera, and you get Gabriel Wyner, whose ingeniously elegant system helps us knuckleheads learn not just foreign languages but, well, everything. Autodidacts rejoice!”
--Jay Heinrichs, author of Thank You for Arguing and Word Hero
“Americans refuse to realize that all languages are foreign -- yes, including English. It's time we learned how to speak like the rest of the world: in more ways than one. This book is a hilarious toolbox that helps you get a head start. Pick a foreign language (yes, including English) and voilà: el futuro es tuyo. High-five to Gabriel Wyner!”
--Ilan Stavans, author of Dictionary Days: A Defining Passion
Book was very helpful at showing a new method of learning a language.
Also forces you to re-evaluate your language learning goals because through these methods you learn quickly that you will get out what you put into learning.
I would highly recommend this to anyone wanting to learn a foreign language.
I thought this was an excellent book and well worth the $10 or so it costs. I could not say the same about many of the others in this genre. I highly recommend it.Published 1 day ago by JimG
This was a well worth the money book. There are a few areas in the book that can seem a little more technical for my taste but everyone has a different line for such element.Published 3 days ago by Tek0ne
I absolutely love this book! It will teach you an outstanding process for learning any language you wish to learn. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Karen Mondala
Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner is a truly empowering read. Super practical, immensely readable, and relentlessly encouraging, the book is a celebration of both the beauty of... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Nick Duffel
This is the most interesting language learning concept I have ever seen. I am going over the book again, making notes. Then I have to get in gear and learn my chosen language!Published 16 days ago by Shelly
Good resources listed and clearly and concisely written. The book provides a clear simple effective means to learn a language quickly.Published 17 days ago by David minix
When I first saw the description (and promise) of Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It by Gabriel Wyner I thought this book would be perfect for... Read morePublished 20 days ago by Carole McDonnell
I picked this book up at the library to see what it was about. It does not offer much in the way of new learning paradigms for adults. In fact you could just go to Memrise. Read morePublished 25 days ago by C. L. Beard