Motivation - or how to achieve fluency in another language
Something Steve Kaufmann says in this video really strikes home for me. When people tell me it is difficult to learn Russian, it doesn't really matter to me what their opinion is because I already learned Spanish. I know that I'm capable. I am not afraid of the challenges of learning Russian because I'd already met the challenges of learning Spanish.
Here is the blog post Kaufmann posted with his video: How do we achieve fluency in a foreign language?