Learn English Fast by Slowing Down

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If you were hoping to find an article with the magic formula on how to:

Learn English in 5 days, 2 weeks, a month, 3 months, etc.,

Then this is the answer you weren’t looking for but needed to hear!


It would be nice if we lived in the Matrix, where Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, could take the blue pill and become an expert in anything that he so wished.

The fact is, the world that we live in requires hard work and dedication. Just think about anything you have accomplished in this life and ask yourself, did it come easy? I think we can agree that the vast majority of us will answer no.

So then why are you looking for a fast way or should we say the easy way out?

Well, besides English being entirely necessary in today’s world. Let’s look at some of the reasons you might be desperately seeking to learn English as fast as possible.


English means job security, the opportunity for career advancement, passing or not passing job interviews, closing deals, participating in meetings, getting along with your boss at an international company and more.


Perhaps you want to immigrate or study abroad in an English speaking country. You are leaving soon and need to pass an exam such as the IELTS, TOEFL, etc. to be accepted.


You have a trip or vacation coming up, and you want to be able to enjoy yourself or be able to talk with people. Maybe it's just a matter of being able to order food at restaurants, check in and out of hotels, rent a car.

Let us Show you

Here's the thing, it's just like Tim says:

“All these “How To Make Millions Courses” that are available online are what's causing you the problem. The goal of these courses is to make out like they have all the answers and give you long-winded BS strategies, which won't work anyway.”

Tim Denning

He is nice. I would have gone on to say that they exist to make the creator of the course wealthy. 

Don’t waste your time, money, or energy on any English course that advertises that you can learn in just 5 days or even 3 months for that matter. It’s the same gimmick as advertising how to make millions!

Does that mean there is nothing I can do to learn English faster? Should I not be concerned with learning English more quickly?

You should be more concerned with learning it correctly the first time so that you don’t have to relearn it later. I’ve seen it time and time again. A student comes to our school, Nativ English, ready to try something different.

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Unfortunately, many possess a very broken English at best, which didn’t nearly reflect the amount they had invested in learning the language.

There are many factors as to what could have contributed to a situation such as this. A culprit among them is trying to learn English as rapidly as possible.

I’m not saying that you shouldn’t have a sense of urgency to learn English. If you feel anxiety and use it to study harder, this is a good thing, but when you search for things like learning English in (x) amount of days, weeks, or months, it’s a sure recipe for disaster.

Besides, it is quite costly; in most cases, people end up spending even more time and money having to relearn or fix what they learned.

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It can get messy. Our advice is to redefine your goal of learning English as fast as possible into something more tangible and achievable.

Give it a try!


Daniel Casden

Daniel Casden

Ceo of The Nativ English School and the founder of the Nativ English approach to teaching English, Dialect Coach for seasons 3 & 4 of the Netflix series, "The Greenhouse Academy."

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