Here is some advice for those of you who would like to learn some German on your own. It is divided into two sections:
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|Ideas for students who are trying to learn German for the first time||Ideas for students who have previously studied German at the University of Michigan or elsewhere|
A few of the suggestions assume that you have access to the University of Michigan, but most of this advice could be applied anywhere.
You will learn the most (and be least likely to give up) if you are having fun, and you can tell you are making progress. ==> Choose activities that you think you will enjoy, and activities that feel efficient. If something is not working for you, revisit these lists and try something else!