Fluency in a second language can feel like an elusive goal, and I think one of the main reasons it feels this way is because fluency appears to be something that it isn't: improvised.

Yes, you want to be able to respond naturally on the spot, but this fluidity is built upon hours of robotic repetition. What you really need to gain fluency is a game plan to create this repetition.

Which is why I've recently created a document that I've titled "Break In Case of Emergency Japanese."