My friend Daniela wants to learn German, so she got in touch to ask me:
How to find resources that will be right for her
Which goals she should set to make sure she makes progress and stays motivated
How to ensure she stays motivated
Click “Learn More” to discover my 7 coaching questions that you can use to boost your language success, too! Read More
Clear The List is a monthly language goal report. This month, I’ve got news about three languages as a learner and one more as a teacher. I’m getting into a silly stumble with the Welsh language, and speaking lots of Welsh on podcast and travel.
Plus: Why am I not learning Chinese yet? Read on to find out. Read More
In this week’s episode, I have a **fascinating** Q&A question. Blog reader Andy is learning Russian, and finding the amount of word changes overwhelming.
On digging in, we discovered that there’s more at play than just grammar. Listen in and check out my tips to get a better experience when your lessons leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Read More
Learn French with a bilingual podcast interview! In this article, you’ll learn what it takes to learn French so you can speak to any local in the language - plus there is an interview on the Fluent Show which is half in French and half in English. C’est trop bon! 🇫🇷 Read More
If I had 5p every time I read someone telling someone else that the best way to learn a language is to "get a native speaking girlfriend", I think I could retire at 35. But don't get me wrong: having a native speaker on hand at any time of day certainly has its advantages.
Today, you'll hear from English teacher Nick Vance, who is in the lucky position of having that girlfriend. So, how's it working out? Read More
May was a CRAZY busy month and I missed lots of language goals. But if you need some inspiration (or commiseration!) about learning languages when busy, this clear the list entry will hit the spot. Read More
This week on the Fluent Show, Lindsay and I went deep into what fluency is, adding in a few other words that often feel awkward to use. It's a great conversation, and will provide you with a new sense of clarity and inspiration, so you can confidently go out there and do what you need to do: learn languages and feel great about it! Read More
The latest edition of our popular seasonal list of awesome tools for language learners from the Fluent Show. PLUS: What the French have been up to in their naming laws. Read More