Whenever a Mormon missionary chooses to serve in a foreign country, he or she has to learn a completely different language to be able communicate in the assigned area. Therefor they enter a Missionary Training Center (MTC) where they can learn the new language from Mormon teachers. Usually they attend the MTC for 2 to 10 weeks, right before they go out on their mission.
Between 2 and 10 weeks to master a different language?!?!
Quite impressive isn't it?
But these students are mostly fluent within a year.
And luckily today, not only the Mormons use this technique but it has found it's way into corporate training organisations, schools and universities and even military and police training.
The 5 step system is simple: