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The Actual Fluency Podcast for Language Learners

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Join Kris on the Actual Fluency Podcast as he sets out to inspire, motivate and teach you how to learn languages and hopefully become a hyper polyglot. In the process he is joined by some of the most well-known language experts in the world, who chip in with their personal opinion on what it takes to evolve as a language learner today. Kris is a language learner himself, so any ninja tips or methods he uncovers are shared in this Podcast as well, including reviews and impressions of language learning services, tools, software and courses.

Join Kris on the Actual Fluency Podcast as he sets out to inspire, motivate and teach you how to learn languages and hopefully become a hyper polyglot. In the process he is joined by some of the most well-known language experts in the world, who chip in with their personal opinion on what it takes to evolve as a language learner today. Kris is a language learner himself, so any ninja tips or methods he uncovers are shared in this Podcast as well, including reviews and impressions of language learning services, tools, software and courses.
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Join Kris on the Actual Fluency Podcast as he sets out to inspire, motivate and teach you how to learn languages and hopefully become a hyper polyglot. In the process he is joined by some of the most well-known language experts in the world, who chip in with their personal opinion on what it takes to evolve as a language learner today. Kris is a language learner himself, so any ninja tips or methods he uncovers are shared in this Podcast as well, including reviews and impressions of language learning services, tools, software and courses.

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Episodes

AFP 141 - Anja Spilker on using languages and travels as a reboot, and mental health

1/15/2019
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On this episode I'm joined by Anja Spilker (CEO and Founder of Zaloa Languages, where we talk about the positive effects learning languages and travelling can have on mental health. Nothing in this episode is medical or professional advice, if you are struggling - PLEASE see a professional. =================== 📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates. ** ‼️ Win...

Duration:01:13:33

AFP 140 - Kerstin Cable on Goalsetting and New Year's Resolutions

1/7/2019
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Kerstin Cable, host of The Fluent Show and founder of FluentLanguage.co.uk comes on the show to talk about goalsetting and New Year's resolutions. We also preview some of the many language events of 2019. =================== 📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates. ** ‼️ Win $500 italki credits and $500 towards your dream flight ticket by entering the goals...

Duration:01:18:47

AFP 139 - Lucas Bighetti: The silent method and parrot conversation

12/23/2018
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Lucas Bighetti comes on the podcast to talk about his techniques learning many languages quickly. Some of his ideas include: The silent method, parrot conversation, and much more! =================== 📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates. 💰 You can get a $10 credit when you book your first lesson by going to languageteacher.co =================== Show...

Duration:01:12:23

AFP 138 - Elisa Polese: Teaching Multiple Languages at Once

12/16/2018
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Elisa Polese from Italy comes on the show to share her method of teaching 13 different languages, even teaching several of them with students at the same time. In the episode we also talk about the importance of speaking early, grammar, traditional learning vs modern learning, and how you can avoid mixing up your languages when you're learning multiple at the same time. =================== 📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of...

Duration:01:04:37

AFP 137 - Michele Frolla: Travelling and Languages the Intrepid Way!

12/9/2018
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Travel Blogger and all-around awesome person Michele Frolla (of The Intrepid Guide) comes on the show to share her tips and advice on how you can level up your travel experiences (with or without languages!) =================== 📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates. 💰 You can get a $10 credit when you book your first lesson by going to http://languageteacher.co...

Duration:00:56:31

AFP 136 - Maureen Millward: 1200+ tutoring lessons later + LingoFringo

12/1/2018
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The new season is here! Happy December! Scottish polyglot Maureen Millward comes on to show to share her love for learning languages, the new polyglot event "LingoFringo", and much more! This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates. You can get a $10 credit when you book your first lesson by going to http://languageteacher.co...

Duration:00:50:15

AFP 135 - Season Review & Updates (2/2)

11/15/2018
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In this episode Kris sits down to review the season that's just finished, and talks about the future for the podcast and much more. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Duration:00:32:51

AFP 134 - Season Review & Updates (1/2)

11/11/2018
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In this episode Kris sits down to review the season that's just finished, and talks about the future for the podcast and much more. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Duration:00:47:39

AFP 133 - Miroslav Šedivý: Seize every opportunity to learn languages!

11/4/2018
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In this final interview of the current season one of the first true fans of the podcast; Miroslav Šedivý finally makes an appearance and shares the story behind his incredibly multilingual upbringing and life. Czech & Slovak - Miroslav Šedivý at the Polyglot Gathering 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyJdgbsOqQ4 ONE BRAIN, ONE KEYBOARD, ONE EDITOR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjvgVhjUSQw This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+...

Duration:00:56:55

AFP 132 - Josh Koehn: Be inspired by your community

10/21/2018
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On this show Josh Koehn talks about his early passion for language learning, and gives some examples of how he interacts with his community using his languages. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: tryglossika.com

Duration:01:17:05

AFP 131 - Conor Clyne: Eastern European Travels and Experiences

10/17/2018
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On this episode we change the topic a little to talk about how one polyglot; Conor Clyne has been using his languages to enhance his travelling experiences in Eastern Europe. Conor also shares how you can avoid being scammed, and have much better travels in the region. Show links: https://tsarexperience.com/ - Conor's website https://www.youtube.com/user/TheLanguageTsar - Conor's great YouTube channel full of tips and tricks for travelling and learning languages! This podcast is sponsored by...

Duration:01:05:09

AFP 130 - Dave Prine: Polyglot Therapy Part 2/2

10/9/2018
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Be sure to listen to part 1! In this episode I'm put on the spot by my good friend Dave Prine as we quickly dive into the super heavy topics of what the pursuit of language learning means, and the importance of not comparing yourself to other language learners. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Duration:00:50:43

AFP 129 - Dave Prine: Polyglot Therapy Part 1/2

10/9/2018
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In this episode I'm put on the spot by my good friend Dave Prine as we quickly dive into the super heavy topics of what the pursuit of language learning means, and the importance of not comparing yourself to other language learners. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Duration:00:52:19

AFP 128: Mike Campbell - Glossika and Repetition Learning

10/4/2018
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In this episode Glossika founder Mike Campbell comes on the show for the first time in 3 years and shares some more musings on effective language learning. Including the power of repetition and contextual learning. Mike also shares some academic insights, as well as results of popular studies mixed in with anecdotal experiences and goals for his company. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here:...

Duration:01:10:08

AFP 127 - Susanna Zaraysky: Music and endangered languages

9/2/2018
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On this episode Kris welcomes legendary polyglot community contributor Susanna Zaraysky! Susanna is the author of multiple books, and most recently a feature film documenting the status of the endangered language Ladino. http://createyourworldbook.com - Susanna's website where you can find all her books and feature-length documentary: Saved by Language. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here:...

Duration:00:44:24

AFP 126 - Azren the Language Nerd

8/18/2018
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On this episode Kris chats to Azren Raju about learning languages, the intricate psychological battle that your brain is doing when learning new languages, and much, much more! Find out more about Azren: Website: http://azrenthelanguagenerd.com Podcast: http://anchor.fm/polyglotazren Facebook: http://facebook.com/PolyglotAzren YouTube: https://YouTube.com/AzrentheLanguageNerd Instagram: https://instagram.com/polyglotazren Snapchat: @PolyglotAzren (http://snapchat.com/add/polyglotazren)...

Duration:00:58:21

AFP 125 - Joey Perugino: Billingual Upbring and LangFest

8/7/2018
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In this episode of the podcast Langfest Organizer Joey Perugino comes on and talks about his billingual upbringing, organising the Montreal Language Festival, and learning languages (of course!) LangFest Montreal is August 21-26 2018, get your tickets on http://langfest.org - use code "KRIS" for 15% additional discount. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: tryglossika.com

Duration:01:20:36

AFP 124 - Alexander Mynzak: Start your own language school

7/28/2018
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Ukranian polyglot Alexander Mynzak comes on the podcast and shares his love for learning languages which led him to establish a language school in his home town. Alex on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/schoolglossa/?hl=de This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Duration:00:59:48

AFP 123 - Daniel Welsch on Spain, Spanish & Teaching English

7/20/2018
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American Expat in Madrid, Daniel Welsch comes on the show to talk about his experience learning Spanish, moving to Madrid and making a living as an English teacher and blogger/youtuber. Learn more about Daniel here: http://expatmadrid.com http://madridingles.net This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Duration:00:48:38

AFP 122 - Artem Nazarov on learning similar languages

7/1/2018
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Russian polyglot Artem Nazarov comes on the podcast to talk about his experience learning languages, including how he rapidly learnt similar languages and how his language learning got him featured on a Russian television show! This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Duration:01:05:33