language learning forum at polydog
Definition. Learning in spurts in its purest form is learning intensely for a period of time, taking a break for a period of time, learning intensely, taking a break, etc. For example, studying 3 months for 3 hours a day, taking a 1 month break, studying 2 months for 5 hours a day, taking a 2 week break, etc. A less pure form of learning in spurts is just hard periods of study alternating with easy. It can be applied to a monthly, weekly or daily time scale.
My background with learning in spurts. This quote is from here: