You've climbed the hill of your first foreign language. Your confidence is growing, and you're beginning to think about learning the next language.
How can you keep an older language fresh while starting on a new one? Do you have to worry about forgetting everything you've learnt within weeks?
Read this article to find out how to plan for success in multiple languages. 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
It's the dream of many language learners...to study more than one language at the same time and start speaking in more languages within just a year, or maybe even in months. But is this realistic? And what about rules like "don't study languages from the same family"?
In this episode of the podcast, Lindsay and I looked deep into the topic and shared our own experience and best tips. Some of those rules out there didn't hold up! Read More
In this interview with passionate polyglot Judith Meyer, she shares how she learnt over 14 languages, how you can get over the intermediate plateau, and why learning any other language than English takes a little passion.
We talked about
- what excites Judith about leaving the textbook behind
- how to get over the intermediate plateau
- why using your language is the key to making progress
- what language learners can get out of events like the Polyglot Gathering
Oh...and we did it in two languages! Listen in to find out more. Read More
People often ask me how many languages I speak. But recently, I was asked one question that made me think more deeply about why and how learning more languages works for me:
Does it get easier when you are learning more languages?
The short answer is "yes". It definitely does.
Here are the things that are helpful, relevant, and different when you are learning your 7th language. Read More