Tip of the Day: Steps for Learning a New Language
Conversation, Conversation, Conversation. An hour of conversation (with corrections and a dictionary for reference) is as good as five hours in a classroom and 10 hours with a language course by yourself.
Studying a language four hours a day for two weeks will be more beneficial for you than studying one hour a day for two months.
Start with the 100 most common words. After the first 100 words, focus on becoming conversational.