I would love to tell you that learning to speak Irish like others have been is easy. I would love to tell you that it’s always fun.
Sure, it can be fun, and you can make it easier on yourself by breaking it down into taking one or two small lessons at a time.
But I would only be lying if I said that learning Irish is easy. It’s actually hard work.
“Hard work pays off. When someone tells you otherwise, beware the sales pitch for something “fast and easy” that’s about to come next. The greater your capacity for hard work, the more rewards fall within your grasp. The deeper you can dig, the more treasure you can potentially find…Your life will reach a whole new level when you stop avoiding and fearing hard work and simply surrender to it. Make it your ally instead of your enemy. It’s a potent tool to have on your side.” – Steve Pavlina
How can you use this to make the most of your language learning?
I think it’s all about practicing and sticking with it. Of course you won’t be speaking Irish immediately. Set up a schedule for doing lessons each week, if only just one lesson a week.
Check which lessons you have never taken and try one. Revise a lesson that you finished perhaps months ago.
See, didn’t I say it would be fun and easy?