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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 149 - Gabriel Gelman: How to become a language hero

3/23/2019
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In this episode Gabriel Gelman from Sprachheld.de comes on the show to talk about learning languages at home and abroad. =================== 📣 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 clicking HERE

Duration:00:30:35

AFP 148 - Àdhamh Ó Broin: The Languages of Scotland and Reclaiming Gaelic

3/15/2019
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Àdhamh Ó Broin comes on the show to talk about the many languages of Scotland (past, present and future) as well as his own personal mission to reclaim his heritage language of Gaelic, and the revitalisation efforts that are going on today. =================== 📣 This podcast is sponsored by http://Italki.com ! 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...

Duration:01:24:49

AFP 147 - Marek Kohn: The benefits of multiple languages in society

3/8/2019
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Marek Kohn, the author of Four Words for Friend:Why Using More Than One Language Matters Now More Than Ever comes on the show to talk about the book, as well as the role of languages in society, nationalism and improving assimilation and integration. It's a slighty different topic than normal, but I find it extremely interesting and important to language learners! =================== 📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal...

Duration:01:02:01

AFP 146 - Shannon Kennedy: Women in Language

2/27/2019
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Shannon Kennedy is on the show to talk about the upcoming Women in Languages conference (March 7-10, 2019) and some of her other projects. http://womeninlanguage.com =================== 📣 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

Duration:00:42:16

AFP 145 - Katie Harris: The Joy of Languages

2/16/2019
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Katie Harris comes on the show to share how her joy of languages started, and her philosophies for learners today. We also get around her current projects like her blog; JoyOfLanguages and language retreats. =================== 📣 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

Duration:01:10:41

AFP 144 - Sara Maria Hasbun: From Translator to Business Owner with 3000+ freelancers

2/7/2019
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Sara Maria Hasbun from Meridien Linguistics comes on the show to share how she went from translating to founding a linguistics consultant company that now works with over 3000 freelance translators. ================== 📣 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...

Duration:00:59:24

AFP 143 - Aviva Levin: Coincidental French Teacher in British Colombia

2/1/2019
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Aviva Levin comes on the show to share her story of how she became a French teacher by coincidence, and what strategies she employs today to teach high-schoolers effectively. We also get around the topic of bilingualism in Canada 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...

Duration:00:46:04

AFP 142 - Amarinder Grewal: Pidgins and Creoles

1/24/2019
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Today's episode is all about Pidgin and Creole languages with enthusiast Amarinder from the US. =================== 📣 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 competition! Read more here: http://actualfluency.com/goals ** ‼️ Need a challenge to get you started in 2019?...

Duration:01:03:46

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