415 - Can you get fluent just by reading?

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If you've listened to this podcast or watched some of my videos, you may be thinking to yourself: "Wait a minute... Olly's method seems to be ALL ABOUT READING! What about listening and speaking? Does this guy think you can get fluent by reading alone?!" In this episode of the podcast (originally published on my YouTube channel), I answer this exact question.

Note: I refer to a simple graph in the episode that I drew out on a white board in the original video. It's a very basic graphic and you should be able to understand what I'm explaining from audio alone. However, if you want to see the graph for more context, go to 3:46 in the video here:

https://youtu.be/u14dqvLu66E?t=226

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