Study everyday. Even if you have time to learn a new lesson, spend at least 15 minutes examining what is learned that to strengthen the connections the brain has already built.
Set objectives. If you are working with a book or CD, decide how many hours you will fill every week or month. Don't let slack off!
If you are in a class, take your target out of work in the classroom. Write a composition in addition every week, or download a few pod casts in the language and listen to them several times. Then see how much easier it is to learn the language!
Focus on the vocabulary is most interesting to you. Don't spend hours memorizing how to make hotel reservations for the purpose of language learning is to read classical literature.
Try to think of the new language all day. While they are in your daily tasks, imagine, having a conversation with a friend in your new language, and try to tell him or her about what you are doing or what you think. Keep a small notebook so that when you come to a word you don't know the translation, you can write it down and look it up later. Studying these small lists, you will learn those words, which are of interest to you, much faster than the vocabulary in a textbook.
Find movies and music in language. Even films with English subtitles will help your ear get used to the sounds of language.
Speak with native speakers whenever possible.
Ever so often, review what you have learned some time back. Practice is permanent. Don't lose the work you already did.
If the specific time of the verb gives you lots of problems, determine whether the equivalent stress is in English, there under a different name. Although construction does not translate word-for-word, understanding the importance and tense situation in which is used to help to come more naturally to you?