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Becky: How do you go from failure to achieving your language goals for 2015?
Becky: Welcome to Innovative Language Sunday News! I'm Becky and I'll be your host. And my co-host today is the founder of Innovative Language... Peter Galante!
Peter: Hi everyone! Peter here.
Becky: In this Sunday News, you’ll find out all you need to know about reaching your language learning resolution. Keep listening to find out more!
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Peter: 2015 is here, but before we talk New Year’s resolutions...
Becky: Listeners, remember, there are over 3,300 NEW audio and video lessons coming this year.
Peter: In fact, our new lessons start publishing tomorrow...
Becky: Monday, January 5th, 2015.
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Becky: Okay listeners, what’s your new year’s language learning resolution?
Peter: And how will you make sure you succeed? Let us know in the comments!
Becky: A lot of people fall short... don’t they, Peter?
Peter: They do, Becky. Even I came close to failing my 2014 resolution of learning Italian.
Becky: So what happened? Did you achieve it?
Peter: Becky, I smashed through my resolution. Last year, I set a goal to speak a full 30 minutes of pure Italian conversation. And I FINALLY reached it in mid December. Becky, want to know how I did it?
Becky: Definitely! Listeners, pay attention, because this is a GREAT lesson.
Peter: So, a few simple changes to my goal made a massive difference.
Becky: What kinds of changes?
Peter: Most people typically aim for a vague resolution like “This year, I’ll master Italian.” So I started aiming for smaller, more measurable goals, with deadlines. In my case, it was to “Speak 30 Minutes of Italian conversation by December 31st”
Becky: That definitely sounds more manageable. After all, you can’t expect to magically become fluent. You put a number on it.
Peter: Exactly. No magic here, Becky. Then, I started setting smaller, monthly goals that would add up to 30 minutes by the end of the year.
Becky: How did that work?
Peter: Well, for January 2014, my goal was to hit 3 minutes by January 31st, 2014. I reached that. For February, I aimed higher - 5 minutes. By July 31st, I was at around 20 minutes.
Becky: And now you’re at 30 minutes! That means you can have normal conversations in Italian with no problems, right?
Peter: Pretty much! And I’m blown away at how easy it was once I changed my mindset.
Becky: Are there any other effective learning tips you can give to our learners out there for 2015?
Peter: You should write down your small, measurable goal, set a deadline, and place it somewhere you’ll see it every day. It sounds a little strange, but it keeps you focused.
Becky: And that doesn’t just apply to language learning, but any goal you’re trying to achieve in life!
Peter: It really works, Becky. So, listeners, take these tips and apply them right now..
Becky: And once you do that, we challenge you to master a language in 2015.
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Peter: Or even easier, click on the link in the lesson description right now.
Becky: And you’ll be ready to start the 12-month challenge and master your language.
Peter: But hurry, this $99 Premium deal ends January 16th, 2015.
Becky: And stay tuned. Brand new lessons start tomorrow...
Peter: And brand new features are coming this year too!

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Becky: Well that’s all we’ve got time for! You’ve been listening to Innovative Language.com Sunday news!*
Peter: Bye everyone!*
Becky: Thanks for listening, and Happy New Year!*

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SpanishPod101.com
Sunday at 6:30 pm
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What’s your Spanish Resolution for the New Year?

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SpanishPod101.com
Monday at 12:16 pm
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Hola Jan Hyde,


Thank you for posting!

Tu propósito será hablar 30minutos de español! No es así :grin:?

You can decide on your own, depending on your interests. How about talking about something you really like! or a common everyday subject.

Let us know of you have questions.


Saludos,

Laura

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Jan Hyde
Wednesday at 12:33 am
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Hola,

Me gusta mucho su idea de hablar gradualmente hasta trente minutos en italiano. ¿Has decidido antes sobre un tema que pudieras practicar hablando o simplemente hablar de cualquier tema que le vino a la mente?

I like your idea of gradually building up to 30 minutes of conversation in your target language. Did you decide before hand on a topic that you could talk about (practice talking about) or did you just set your timer and talk on the spot about anything that came to mind?

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SpanishPod101.com
Sunday at 11:27 am
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Hola Lee,


Feliz año nuevo!

Que este año tengas muchos éxitos, y continues con tus lecciones de SpanishPod101.com


Saludos,

Carla

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lee j won
Friday at 10:14 am
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2015 yay!!:smile::sunglasses: