Antimoon (see e.g. How to learn English) claims that two Polish men (Tomasz P. Szynalski and his friend MRW) taught themselves English primarily without studying rules and grammar. Instead they read, listened, and used SRS methods. As non-native writers they are quite remarkable. Does anyone have any experience with this approach that would evaluate its usefulness?

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    Interesting question, and welcome to Language Learning Stack Exchange. Could you please add a link to a more detailed description of this "method"? (And possibly add a few more details to your question?) As it stands, there is not enough information to know how it works - just a list of techniques, but not how they are meant to work together, how much time you should spend on each etcetera.
    – Tsundoku
    Jul 23 '17 at 19:02
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    How do you measure usefulness? Any method that results in learning a language can be considered equally "useful" to another.
    – Flimzy
    Jul 24 '17 at 8:30

The Antimoon website describes various techniques for learning English:

Most of this is reasonable and useful but I missed (or overlooked) how it fits together as a method, i.e. a consistent view of how the individual techniques should be combined along a specific path. Language itself or individual language materials do not provide such a path, so if you are new to learning foreign languages, you may need some more guidance on how to get started.

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