Learning foreign languages in a natural native-like way is a long and complex undertaking. Your whole person is affected as you struggle to reach beyond the confines of your mother tongue and into a new language, a new culture, a new way of thinking, feeling and acting.
initiate /ɪˈnɪʃiˌeɪt/ verb [+ object]1 formal : to cause the beginning of (something) : to start or begin (something) initiate a new project Doctors have initiated a series of tests to determine the cause of the problem.
"Being a polyglot is not a label, a title, a prize that one wins and then puts in the drawer. It is a way of life, a path to follow, a philosophy of life. It is a constant work and reflection on one’s limits and possibilities; but first and foremost a journey into the richness of humanity."