There are less than 100 days left to the important exam, but participants of the workshops which started in November do not worry. Do you wonder why? It is simple- they know the secret of making progress in the shortest time. And what do they do to excel in acquiring a foreign language? Well, first of all, they never miss a chance to increase their knowledge because they know practice makes perfect. They have been meeting for the last four months to listen to podcasts of native speakers, read the news, watch videos as well as play games in the target language, record themselves speaking, make their own flashcards, and keep a permanent record of their new vocabulary. They are well equipped with such tools as mind maps, speed writing, brainstorming and note-taking as well as listening techniques. What is more, they are brave! They do not worry about small mistakes. When they learn new vocab or grammar, they use it as soon as possible. They challenge themselves every time since they know the struggle they are in today is developing the strength they need for tomorrow!