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Learn a Foreign Language with Tim Ferriss

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Published on Aug 29, 2011

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/12/12/Feel_Like_t...

In this highlight from December 2008, Tim Ferriss, author of The Four Hour Work Week, recalls his experience as a foreign exchange student in Japan and reveals the difficulty he had learning the language. Ferriss, who offers tips on overcoming language barriers, says, "It's often times what you do -- not how you do it -- that is the determining factor."

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Ferriss embraced the principle that "fear is your friend" while overcoming his trepidation of swimming, dancing and learning new languages. Learn his methods to rethink "false constructs and untested assumptions." - The Entertainment Gathering 2008

EG is the celebration of the American entertainment industry. Since 1984, Richard Saul Wurman has created extraordinary gatherings about learning and understanding. EG is a rich extension of these ideas - a conference that explores the attitude of understanding in music, film, television, radio, technology, advertising, gaming, interactivity and the web.

Timothy Ferriss is an American author, public speaker, and productivity guru. Tim received his BA from Princeton University in 2000, where he studied in the Neuroscience and East Asian Studies departments.

In 2007, he published The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich which was a New York Times,Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller. His latest book is The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman.

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