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Yes, you can learn a foreign language. If you're reading this post, it means you're at least somewhat motivated to start studying another language.
A little motivation is all you need to start!
Give yourself a week to see if you truly like the foreign language that you chose.
If you're too busy to invest a whole week into this project, study the foreign language you've chosen for 30 minutes a day (every day) for a month.
Look for language-learning resources for beginners. For now, use the internet or the library. Trust me, buying a lot of language-learning material on Day 1 is a big mistake!
While purchasing books can be a good way to motivate yourself, you should wait till the end of your seven-day language-learning experiment to go on a shopping spree.
Pick one book that is particularly short or start reading an online course that is really easy to understand.
Most people think that reading a complicated course means that they will learn the foreign language faster. They couldn't be more wrong.
You need to ease yourself into it.
Diving headfirst into ice cold water can be dangerous. So is reading a complicated grammar book right away! :)
I will post more tips for beginners soon!
Try to study your new foreign language for two hours per day this week. Use the "dead" time you have at your disposal (Read tips on time management here: http://fluent-language.blogspot.com/2013/06/how-to-have-more-time-to-learn-foreign.html