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Latest podcast episodes about language learning

Language Hacking
Ask Benny: What if I Can't Prepare Before a Lesson?

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 7:12


Benny shares how he manages lessons when he is particularly busy. We all have weeks that are busier than usual. Benny recommends that you resist the temptation to cancel your lessons! It's not ideal to skip the prep, but the lesson can still be really valuable if you follow Benny's advice.To ask Benny a question, please email ask@languagehacking.com

Language Hacking
#76 Ben Phillips on How to Live and Study Abroad for Free

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 50:09


19-year-old student, Ben Phillips, talks to Benny Lewis and Elizabeth Bruckner about his experience of doing a highschool German exchange programme, and how he stayed focussed and motivated enough to reach C1 level after just a year.Ben explains how, after unsuccessfully dabbling in Japanese, Greek and Mandarin, he was able to excel at German in such a short period of time, how and why reading is so integral to his learning, and the ways he has been able to travel and live abroad more or less for free.Featured Resources Anki italki LingQ Mentioned in this Episode Ben's article on the Fluent in 3 Months blog Anki italki LingQ Memrise Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Workaway Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: High school language exchanges and language camp with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Attending a German school and the joy of finally being able to participate in a class discussion Taking and passing the C1 test in German after only a year of learning How to make the most of opportunities to learn a language while living abroad The importance of keeping your goal in mind How speaking with people and learning about a culture in your target language is its own reward Overcoming the temptation to slip back into English while living abroad How to set monthly goals and why they're useful How to find time to study and still do the things you enjoy in your free time Tracking your accomplishments, like finishing a book in your target language Reading as a key part of your language practice - novels, Twitter, and using LingQ Finding motivation to study when you don't have the pressure of being in the country Scholarships and work exchanges as ways to travel and have enriching experiences abroad for free Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

Speak Italiano - Pensieri e Parole
87_L'Indice dei Libri Proibiti

Speak Italiano - Pensieri e Parole

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 12:50


Quello di oggi è un episodio un po' particolare. Lasciamo per un momento il campo della cultura italiana e torniamo alla letteratura. Ti racconto dell'Indice dei libri proibiti. Cos'è, quando nasce, esiste ancora? Ti racconto di alcuni autori italiani che sono stati proibiti e censurati per molto tempo.Trascrizioni e contenuti extra su www.piccolomondoitaliano.com

KoreKara Podcast: An Inside Look Into Japan
#63 Miso (AKA Kurk Cobain) Talks About Anxiety Learning Japanese and Music's Effect on Language Learning

KoreKara Podcast: An Inside Look Into Japan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 40:36


On this episode we talk to Miso (AKA Kurk Cobain) where we dive deep into his 3 years of Immersion Learning with Japanese. We go into his anxiety learning the language in the community as well as how music helped him get better in Japanese. Hope you enjoy! Watch the FULL Livestream here: https://youtu.be/uKU1NXZzgDg Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Korepoddo $10 free italki credits (after first lesson) → https://go.italki.com/korekara Our Links: ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/korepoddo ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/korepoddo/ ► Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/Cp2Fdhh More KoreKara: ► Interview with AJATTers: https://bit.ly/3wZPFYq ► Watch KoreKara Clips: https://bit.ly/2XA7Zvg

Krewe of Japan
How to Watch Anime: Subbed vs. Dubbed ft. Dan Woren

Krewe of Japan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 74:37


In this Week's episode, the Krewe take on the age old subbed vs dubbed anime debate. In addition to sharing their perspectives on the debate, they sit down with voice acting veteran, Dan Woren (Bleach, Naruto, Fate/Zero and so much more), who shares his journey into voice acting, the process of voice acting in anime and video games, and his take on the subbed versus dubbed debate. Along the way, Dan and the Krewe talk breaking toes, anime conventions, and even Star Trek?!? This is an episode you won't want to miss!For more on Dan Woren:Be sure to catch him at the Pasadena Comic Con on January 23, 2021! and check out his extensive body of work:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0199965/ For more on the Japan Society  of New Orleans:https://japansocietyofneworleans.wildapricot.org/ 

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano
"Studiavo italiano pensando di migliorare la mia carriera, invece ho trovato l'amore"

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 13:47


Oliver Wilkinson è un fashion designer australiano che ha iniziato a studiare la nostra lingua quando lavorarava per Giorgio Armani. Una volta tornato a Sydney, la lingua italiana gli è servita per fare colpo su Hannah, che presto diventerà sua moglie.

Fluent Spanish Express Podcast
122. Language Reactor para practicar español con Netflix y YouTube

Fluent Spanish Express Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 11:25


En el episodio de hoy, una nueva recomendación para practicar vuestro español. En este caso, una herramienta o aplicación para añadir dobles subtítulos a los vídeos de YouTube y a las películas o las series en Netflix. Se llama Language Reactor, anteriormente conocida como Language Learning with Netflix. Es una extensión del navegador Google Chrome que, como decía, sirve para añadir doble subtítulos en los vídeos de YouTube y Netflix. Pronto estará disponible para Firefox y Edge. Una herramienta súper interesante ya que, además, te permite consultar mientras reproduces el vídeo el significado a través de un diccionario incorporado y la pronunciación. También, tiene varias funcionalidades en fase beta muy útiles para la traducción de textos o el uso de flashcards. Echadle un vistazo porque está genial. Espero que os guste tanto como a mí y, sobre todo, que os sirva como herramienta para practicar y mejorar vuestro español. Muchas gracias por vuestras valoraciones de 5 estrellas en iTunes, Google Podcasts y Spotify. Nos vemos en el próximo episodio.

Language Hacking
Benny's Top Black Friday Deals for Language Learners

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 14:40


This is a special episode in which Benny shares his top Black Friday language learning deals.Benny has negotiated some fantastic savings for you on his favourite resources, and they are only available this week, so don't miss out!Visit languagehacking.com/deals or click the links below to get your hands on these amazing savings. Remember, all of these offers expire on Friday 26th or Saturday 27th November 2021.Featured ResourcesAccess all deals at languagehacking.com/dealsEpisode OverviewYou can access all deals at languagehacking.com/dealsVisit languagehacking.com/deals to see the full list!Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

Krewe of Japan
Learning Japanese with Literature ft. Daniel Morales

Krewe of Japan

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 72:39


This week on the Krewe of Japan Podcast, the Krewe is back with another language learning episode! In this one,  they sit down for an in depth discussion on learning Japanese via literature. The Krewe is joined by translator and host of "How to Japanese Podcast", Daniel Morales. He shares with the Krewe his language learning journey, resources for those all levels of Japanese learners, and the proper mindset in approaching learning a new language. Jam packed with tons of resources, tips, and study aids, if you're looking to sharpen your Japanese skills, this is an episode you don't want to miss!For more on the How To Japanese Podcast:http://howtojaponese.com/tag/how-to-japanese-podcast/ For more on the Japan Society of New Orleans:https://japansocietyofneworleans.wildapricot.org/

SBS World News Radio
Millions struggle to understand COVID-19 health messaging

SBS World News Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 8:22


Experts say it's part of a wider problem, where health and other government information is presented in a way that is difficult for many to access, understand, or translate.

Romanced By Language
Learning A Language For A Lifetime

Romanced By Language

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 7:19


Did you ever think to yourself when you started learning a new language that you would ever finish? I sure did. But I've learned since then that I'll never really be done, and honestly, I look forward to all the learning to come.Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomancedBLCheck me out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZIkEymKxdweYQvNUGVfHqQ

Language Hacking
#75 Doree Huneven on Worldwide Travel, Reward Systems and Sleeping Languages

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 36:01


Polyglot and avid traveller, Doree Huneven, joins Benny Lewis and Elizabeth Bruckner to talk about her experience learning multiple languages, travelling the world, and how the violin has made her a better learner.Doree shares why she thinks discipline is the key to being a successful language learner and having fun, and why the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge is so appealing, even to an experienced language learner. We actually guarantee that anyone who completes the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge will have a 15-minute conversation in their new language after 90 days of learning. You can find out more here.Featured ResourcesFluent in 3 Months ChallengeMentioned in this Episode Fluent in 3 Months Challenge Linguaphone Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: How a family camping trip to Mexico sparked her love of languages Teaching English in Egypt and learning Arabic How studying and teaching the violin help with language learning Why discipline is an invaluable asset The value of being active in the Fi3M Challenge community Why, as an experienced language learner, she still joined the Fi3M Challenge Developing communities as you travel The desire to connect with people as a driving force for learning How language resources have changed over the last 50 years Mimicking phrases, copying body language, and blending in with locals when you travel Saving money, cutting costs, and making travel more financially accessible The “Doree Huneven Reward System” What Doree does with her “sleeping” languages Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

Chinese Mandarin Podcast- MaoMi Chinese
#45 Anita Mui Yim Fong, a legend of Chinese music 一代传奇梅艳芳

Chinese Mandarin Podcast- MaoMi Chinese

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 10:04


nǐ hǎo Chinese learners! Did not get everything? You are very welcome to check the transcript  and translation on our website: https://maomichinese.com

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano
Quando la passione per la lingua italiana si intreccia con la vita lavorativa

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 9:43


L'ospite di questa puntata della rubrica "La lingua più bella del mondo" si chiama Edwina Withers, architetto e interior designer australiana che da anni frequenta per passione e per lavoro l'Italia.

Romanced By Language
You Can't Rush Rest

Romanced By Language

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 6:29


As important as hard work is to language learning, rest goes right along with that. Though progress is thought to only occur when you are using and practicing the language, there's actually a lot going on in the time between your study sessions. So take a short break from the language you're learning and listen in!Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomancedBLCheck me out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZIkEymKxdweYQvNUGVfHqQ

Language Hacking
Ask Benny: What's the Best Way to Prep for a Language Class?

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 5:32


Benny shares his advice about how to prepare for a 1-1 language lesson, and his method for note taking before, during, and after lessons. To ask Benny a question, please email ask@languagehacking.com

Romanced By Language
"I Went To This Country And Now I'm Going To Learn The Language" Phenomenon

Romanced By Language

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 7:38


We've all said to ourselves after traveling to another country that we're going to learn the language now. And maybe some of us have tried, but very few of us have actually succeeded. Why is this the case? Wouldn't being exposed to the language in this "perfect setting" give us the motivation to learn it?Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomancedBLCheck me out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZIkEymKxdweYQvNUGVfHqQ

Language Hacking
#74 Stephen Krashen on the Comprehensible Input Method

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 60:54


Linguist and professional researcher joins Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy to discuss comprehensible input, compelling input, and language acquisition.Stephen Krashen is a professor emeritus who is well-known for his work and research into comprehensible input. He has hundreds of publications to his name and has greatly contributed to the field of language acquisition.Featured ResourcesStephen KrashenMentioned in this Episode Stephen Krashen's Website Stephen Krashen on Twitter Steve Kaufmann Noam Chomsky Tracy Terrell Biological Foundations of Language TPRS Beniko Mason Bill VanPatten Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: How a trip to Ethiopia led to Stephen Krashen's career in linguistics How adults go through a predictable language acquisition pattern Why we know grammar but struggle to use it correctly, and how to bridge this gap What comprehensible input is and why it works How comprehensible input differs from compelling input Why graded readers are effective resources for language learners The power of reading fiction How the speaking approach is still a mostly input approach Making the shift from input to output Accents, and how we're better at them than we think Managing your time with multiple languages Romanization and its role in language acquisition Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

Speak Italiano - Pensieri e Parole
85_Bidè e altri oggetti immancabili

Speak Italiano - Pensieri e Parole

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 11:25


Oggi parliamo di quattro oggetti che non possono mancare in una casa italiana.Ti porto in cucina (e poi in bagno!) per conoscere la storia di oggetti molto cari a ogni italiano.Trovi episodi extra e trascrizioni qui: www.piccolomondoitaliano.com/trascrizioni-pensieri-e-parole/

Speak Better English with Harry
Speak Better English with Harry | Episode 335

Speak Better English with Harry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 22:36


Hi there, I'm Harry from www.englishlessonviaskype.com and welcome to my English learning podcast where I help you improve your English speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar.In this podcast episode, you'll learn advanced English expressions for talking about challenges. To build momentum. A setback. Hit rock bottom and many more. Learn how to use these English expressions correctly. As always, plenty of practical examples to help you better understand the meanings.Boost your advanced English vocabulary and start speaking like a native speaker.https://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/easy-peasy-english-club - Learn advanced English with me. Improve English from intermediate to advanced in my advanced English learning course.https://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/online-learning-courses/ - quality online English courses to help you improve your English speaking skills, grammar and get your English confidence. From only €7.99Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/englishlessons)

SBS Vietnamese - SBS Việt ngữ
Tôi đã giúp con giữ tiếng Việt như thế nào?

SBS Vietnamese - SBS Việt ngữ

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 20:34


Nói tiếng Việt và học tiếng Việt từ khi con còn bé là rất quan trọng vì càng lớn trẻ em càng có nhiều hoạt động và ưu tiên ở trường học và xã hội. Làm thế nào để các con yêu thích tiếng Việt?

Chinese Mandarin Podcast- MaoMi Chinese
#43 Why are Chinese people so obsessed with having a nap 中国人为什么这么爱午睡?

Chinese Mandarin Podcast- MaoMi Chinese

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 6:48


nǐ hǎo Chinese learners! Did not get everything? You are very welcome to check the transcript  and translation on our website: https://maomichinese.com

Learn Languages with Steve Kaufmann
Task - Based Language Learning

Learn Languages with Steve Kaufmann

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 7:33


Language acquisition is a slow and gradual process of improvement, uneven and sometimes imperceptible. Having clear tasks helps to keep you going. Study a language on LingQ: https://bit.ly/3blwrnJ

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano
La nipote di un ex primo ministro australiano ha una passione segreta: l'Italia!

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 12:24


Hannah Fraser, nipote dell'ex primo ministro Malcom Fraser, ci racconta del suo amore per l'Italia, per la sua cultura e la sua lingua, che lei parla benissimo.

Speak Better English with Harry
Speak Better English with Harry | Episode 334

Speak Better English with Harry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 21:26


Hi there, I'm Harry from www.englishlessonviaskype.com and welcome to my English learning podcast where I help you improve your English speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar.In this podcast episode, you'll learn 12 job idioms in English with meanings and practical examples. Off the hook, up to the mark, get the sack and many more. Boost your English vocabulary and start speaking like a native speaker.You can also watch this lesson on my YouTube channel  https://www.youtube.com/learnenglishwithharry Learn English with Harryhttps://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/online-learning-courses/ - quality online English courses to help you improve your English speaking skills, grammar and get your English confidence. From only €7.99.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/englishlessons)

Romanced By Language
Grammar Talk: Should You Avoid Learning Grammar Like A Native Speaker

Romanced By Language

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 6:25


The biggest argument I hear for not learning grammar in a language is because native speakers don't learn it. Though you will never be a native speaker in the language you're learning. That being the case, learning grammar can really improve your skills as a non-native speaker.Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomancedBLCheck me out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZIkEymKxdweYQvNUGVfHqQ

Conversations with Kate
[122] Avoiding Burnout in Language Learning - My conversation with Marissa Blaszko

Conversations with Kate

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 32:40


My guest is Marissa Blaszko, a Polish-American polyglot who is currently relearning her native language as an adult. She creates free resources for other language learners at www.RelearnALanguage.com and on YouTube as Relearn A Language. You can also follow her personal Instagram @MultilingualMarissa for language learning memes, studygram, and fun. To find more links, transcript excerpts, and a list of vocabulary from this episode, please visit my website, conversationswithkate.net and click Podcast on the menu bar. The name and logo for the podcast has changed. It will still be brought to you from Conversations with Kate. Enjoying the podcast? Please leave a review and share on social media. Directions on my website: https://www.conversationswithkate.net/listen-to-the-podcast/

Language Hacking
#73 Juliana Russell on “Do Kids Learn Languages Better than Adults?”

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 35:28


Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy chat with Juliana Russell of Language Mindset about supporting kids learning languages, resilience in language learning, and if kids really are better language learners than adultsFeatured ResourcesitalkiMentioned in this Episode italki Gus on the Go Duolingo The Language Mindset Juliana's Instagram Juliana's Facebook Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: Developing a passion for languages through failure Building a language business Strategies for teaching children languages Are kids really better language learners than adults? Advantages and disadvantages for kids learning languages How parents can support their children learning another language even if they're not a native speaker How to be a more resilient language learner How to support a child who is resisting learning a new language Ways to practice language with your kids outside of the classroom How to maintain your languages when you can't travel Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

The Language Learning Show
Do Language Learning Apps Work?

The Language Learning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 17:48


Enjoy the episode!!

SBS Croatian - SBS na hrvatskom
„Lagani hrvatski“– 47. epizoda: Ima li postpandemijska Australija dovoljno pilota?

SBS Croatian - SBS na hrvatskom

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 6:57


This is „Easy Croatian“ – a weekly podcast brought to you by SBS Croatian and the Croatian Studies Centre at Macquarie University. “Easy Croatian” is intended for those learning or wanting to brush up their Croatian. News is written in simpler and shorter sentences and read at a slower pace. Before we move on to the feature, you will hear some of the more complex vocabulary and expressions, followed by their English translations. The transcript, as well as a short quiz, can be found below.

Speak Better English with Harry
Speak Better English with Harry | Episode 333

Speak Better English with Harry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 21:15


Hi there, I'm Harry from www.englishlessonviaskype.com and welcome to my English learning podcast where I help you improve your English speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar.In this podcast episode, you'll learn business English idioms for negotiations. What does it mean 'to agree to 'disagree?' Learn the meaning of this and other negotiation idioms. As always, with plenty of practical examples.Boost your advanced English vocabulary and start speaking like a native speaker. https://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/easy-peasy-english-club - Learn advanced English with me. Improve English from intermediate to advanced in my advanced English learning course.https://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/online-learning-courses/ - quality online English courses to help you improve your English speaking skills, grammar and get your English confidence. From only €7.99Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/englishlessons)

Language Hacking
Ask Benny: What Should I Do Differently in Speaking Lessons at Different Levels?

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 7:22


This week Benny talks about how to approach speaking sessions with a teacher differently, depending on your level. The "Speak from Day One" approach is an excellent starting point for beginners, but it's important to make sure you're improving and being challenged as you move into intermediate and beyond. Benny describes how and when he likes a teacher to correct mistakes, and how you can use homework assignments to really drive improvement.To ask Benny a question, please email ask@languagehacking.com

Speak Better English with Harry
Speak Better English with Harry | Episode 332

Speak Better English with Harry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 11:11


Hi there, I'm Harry from www.englishlessonviaskype.com and welcome to my English learning podcast where I help you improve your English speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar.In this podcast episode, you'll learn important words used to describe clothes in English. I will give you 12 English adjectives for describing clothes. I will also give you plenty of examples so you'll understand how to use these adjectives in English conversations.Boost your English vocabulary and start speaking like a native speaker.You can also watch this lesson on my YouTube channel  https://www.youtube.com/learnenglishwithharry Learn English with Harryhttps://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/online-learning-courses/ - quality online English courses to help you improve your English speaking skills, grammar and get your English confidence. From only €7.99.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/englishlessons)

Romanced By Language
What Accent Should You Learn: Standard Or Regional?

Romanced By Language

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 6:20


Most languages are said to have a "standard accent" that is taught to native speakers as well as non-native speakers. Though most of us don't speak our native language with the standard accent, but rather a regional one. So what accent should you try to acquire in the language you're learning?Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomancedBLCheck me out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZIkEymKxdweYQvNUGVfHqQ

SBS German - SBS Deutsch
"Most people think that I'm a bit crazy" - "Die meisten Leute denken, dass ich verrückt bin"

SBS German - SBS Deutsch

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 16:42


Mithra Cox has neither German ancestors nor any meaningful connections to Germany. Nevertheless, she is a big fan of the German language and culture. How come and what do her friends say about her unusual passion? An interview with the vivacious Australian. - Mithra Cox hat weder deutsche Vorfahren noch sonstige Verbindungen nach Deutschland. Trotzdem ist sie ein großer Fan der deutschen Sprache und Kultur. Wie kommt das und was sagen ihre Freunde? Ein Interview mit der lebenslustigen Australierin.

Studio Class
Episode 57: Micro Action Monday - Commit to language learning

Studio Class

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 7:19


We always talk about micro actions on this podcast which is about chunking something down so it's really manageable. Then, you can have this much larger experience - this really wonderful experience - of being able to converse in a language, or understand a language, or perform your best because you have this understanding. So, get in there and chunk this down. Ask yourself, “How am I going to turn language learning into a ‘micro-action' so that I can commit to it over time?” Do you like these micro action episodes? You'll probably like the 29 Days to Diva series on The Sybaritic Singer too. Check it out here: https://sybariticsinger.com/category/29-days-to-diva/ Want to support the creation of Studio Class episodes? Join the Listening Circle as part of the Sybaritic Camerata! Get started at patreon.com/mezzoihnen. A big thank you to Juanitos and Scott Holmes for the music featured in this episode. Be on the Studio Class Podcast Megan Ihnen is a professional mezzo-soprano, teacher, writer, and arts entrepreneur who is passionate about helping other musicians and creative professionals live their best lives. Studio Class is an outgrowth of her popular #29DaystoDiva series from The Sybaritic Singer. Let your emerging professionals be part of the podcast! Invite Megan to your studio class for a taping of an episode. Your students ask questions and informative, fun conversation ensues.

Language Hacking
#72 Jeremy Bardo on Going Viral in Another Language

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 53:13


Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy chat with musician and translator Jeremy Bardo about his experience going viral with a Spanish language music video. We also discuss the myth of the language gene and finding joy in embarrassing moments.Featured Resources Speak from Day 1 Language Hacking Spanish Mentioned in this Episode Speak from Day 1 Language Hacking Spanish Memrise Stop Making Excuses Jeremy Bardo's Youtube Las Flores Se Abrirán Jeremy's Website Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: The myth of the “language gene” Overcoming perfectionism by finding joy in embarrassing moments Finding balance in your language studies The power of technology in language learning Cognates and how they can help you Using a Spanish phrase book as a conversation starter How learning languages helps you become a more compassionate language teacher Important qualities language teachers should have Identifying when an error is important and deserves feedback with your students Using your interests to learn languages Recording music and going viral in your non-native language Finding a foothold in a new language with just a few words Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

Speak Better English with Harry
Speak Better English with Harry | Episode 331

Speak Better English with Harry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 18:01


Hi there, I'm Harry from www.englishlessonviaskype.com and welcome to my English learning podcast where I help you improve your English speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar.In this podcast episode, you'll learn popular English collocations with CATCH. Catch someone's attention, be caught in the middle, catch a train and many more. Fixed English expressions will help you upgrade your advanced English vocabulary and speak like a native speaker.https://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/easy-peasy-english-club - Learn advanced English with me. Improve English from intermediate to advanced in my advanced English learning course.https://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/online-learning-courses/ - quality online English courses to help you improve your English speaking skills, grammar and get your English confidence. From only €7.99.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/englishlessons)

Messy Life Mighty Love Podcast
Messy Language Learning :: Funny Stories from the Field

Messy Life Mighty Love Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 13:17


Hello! Hola! Szia! That's the popular greetings in three languages: English, Spanish and Hungarian. These are the three languages I have learned or attempted to learn ;) In this episode I share funny stories from the cross-cultural language-learning experiences I have had and talk about what it is that Jesus came to us cross-culturally.Listen in if you:need to laugh and hear something funny.struggle through taking yourself TOO seriously.have ever tried to learn another language.want to learn more about cross-cultural experiences.need to remember what Jesus did to come and save us!I hope this light-hearted week challenges you to take steps into other cultures and learn the beauty of letting go of perfect to seek to understand new things and new people!Your fellow messy-life journeyer and friend,Abby (Abigail)http://www.abigailalleman.com

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano
"Appena aprono i confini torno in Italia"

SBS Italian - SBS in Italiano

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 11:50


Carolyn Farago ha iniziato a studiare l'italiano per necessità, ma ha finito per innamorarsene perdutamente.

What Kind of Asian Are You?
Reconnecting with Asian Culture through Language Learning and Living in Asia / James Wong / #55

What Kind of Asian Are You?

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 59:56


James Wong is a Hapa with a British mother and Hong Kong-born father. James grew up in the UK and ventured to Taiwan to teach English six years ago. James is still there and is now a teacher, model, actor, and content creator on Youtube based in Taiwan. James' content on Youtube focuses on Chinese learning, his experiences in Taiwan and also how being deaf affects his life.In our conversation, we talked about his background, his childhood growing up Hapa and being half-deaf in a white environment, his content-creating journey, his language learning journey as an adult, the lessons he learned from being in Taiwan and through learning Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese.Follow James Wong Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/jameswonglife/?hl=enYoutubehttps://www.youtube.com/c/JamesWongLifeCheck out the Linktree for all the links: https://linktr.ee/whatkindofasianareyoupodSpotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/0vSqGIRXpJozlfiCDjpv5K?si=Xe9qxPdORCyu_8SDPkRmKw<clid=ca3c72c2-624b-4812-9733-9e09723a1629&nd=1Apple Podcast:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-kind-of-asian-are-you/id1531615451Instagram (Podcast):https://www.instagram.com/whatkindofasianpod/?hl=enInstagram (Host):https://www.instagram.com/kyle.lkhhk/?hl=en(Never Jaded Podcast):https://www.instagram.com/neverjadedpod/?hl=enYoutube Channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ40aGle2G564N4of7iFuKA Credits:   Theme Music Intro: m-train-dpa.wav by hkmtrhah / Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) / https://freesound.org/s/371934r

Speak Better English with Harry
Speak Better English with Harry | Episode 330

Speak Better English with Harry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 23:39


Hi there, I'm Harry from www.englishlessonviaskype.com and welcome to my English learning podcast where I help you improve your English speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar.In this podcast episode, you'll better ways to say 'I want' in English. 'I want' sounds very harsh in English. My mother always used to say, 'I want never gets.' Learn formal and informal ways to say want in English. Learn useful English words and expressions that native English speakers use. Improve your English speaking and gain your confidence.You can also watch this lesson on my YouTube channel  https://www.youtube.com/learnenglishwithharry Learn English with Harryhttps://www.englishlessonviaskype.com/online-learning-courses/ - quality online English courses to help you improve your English speaking skills, grammar and get your English confidence. From only €7.99.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/englishlessons)

Romanced By Language
Is Exposure To A Language Just About Comprehensible Input?

Romanced By Language

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 6:48


I recently started learning a language again that I am definitely a beginner in, and haven't really found a lot of content at my level. So should I not expose myself to it if isn't comprehensible input? Well let me share my thoughts with you!Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RomancedBLCheck me out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZIkEymKxdweYQvNUGVfHqQ

The Nomad Capitalist Audio Experience
Best Way to Teach Your Children a Foreign Language #PassportSheats

The Nomad Capitalist Audio Experience

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 11:19


Are you living a Nomad Capitalist lifestyle and looking for the best way to teach your children a second language? In this video, our new guest host, Joshua Sheats from the Radical Personal Finance Podcasts, shares the secrets of teaching a new language. 00:00Start 1:00 How to teach your children a foreign language 1:24 Comprehensible input -Stephen Krashen 3:02 Spanish for Kids 5:07 Audible material 8:02 Moving abroad https://nomadcapitalist.com/ Andrew Henderson and the Nomad Capitalist team are the world's most sought-after experts on legal offshore tax strategies, investment immigration, and global citizenship. We work exclusively with seven- and eight-figure entrepreneurs and investors who want to "go where they're treated best". Work with Andrew: https://nomadcapitalist.com/apply/ Andrew has started offshore companies, opened dozens of offshore bank accounts, obtained multiple second passports, and purchased real estate on four continents. He has spent the last 12 years studying and personally implementing the Nomad Capitalist lifestyle. Our growing team of researchers, strategies, and implementers add to our ever-growing knowledge base of the best options available. In addition, we've spent years studying the behavior of hundreds of clients in order to help people get the results they want faster and with less effort. About Andrew: https://nomadcapitalist.com/about/ Our Website: http://www.nomadcapitalist.com Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=nomadcapitalist Buy Andrew's Book: https://amzn.to/2QKQqR0 DISCLAIMER: The information in this video should not be considered tax, financial, investment, or any kind of professional advice. Only a professional diagnosis of your specific situation can determine which strategies are appropriate for your needs. Nomad Capitalist can and does not provide advice unless/until engaged by you.

Language Hacking
#71 Brittany Williams' 90 Day Japanese Challenge

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 44:12


This episode features Brittany, who learned conversational Japanese in just 90 days with the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge.We actually guarantee that anyone who completes the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge will have a 15-minute conversation in their new language after 90 days of learning. You can find out more here.Featured Resources Fluent in 3 Months Challenge italki JapanesePod101 Mentioned in this Episode Fluent in 3 Months Challenge italki JapanesePod101 Memrise Pimsleur Wanikani Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: How the Challenge helped Brittany become an effective, independent language learner How and why the Speak from Day 1 approach works Ways to stay engaged in your language learning The power of scripting as a language learning tool The impact of community in language learning Building confidence through consistency How the Challenge helped Brittany become a better English tutor Strategies for overcoming perfectionism Japanese resources for independent study Why it's important to understand the culture of your language Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

Language Hacking
Ask Benny: How Can I Speak Zero English in a Language Lesson?

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 8:25


As a beginner, the idea of having a lesson where you only speak your target language can seem impossible. Benny shares some great ideas and resources that you can use to avoid your native language and start as you mean to go on. Speaking from day one is a daunting prospect, but with a bit of preparation and planning, it's absolutely achievable.To ask Benny a question, please email ask@languagehacking.com

Language Hacking
Herr Professor on How Engineers Approach Language Learning

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 40:48


In this episode of the Language Hacking Podcast, Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy talk to Manuel of “Herr Professor” about growing up multilingual, teaching German, and how engineers approach language learning.Featured ResourcesHerr ProfessorMentioned in this Episode Tiny Habits Stephen Krashen's Comprehensible Input Herr Professor Herr Professor Courses Herr Professor Podcast James Asher's Total Physical Response Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: How Manuel used his technical background to learn new languages How to turn language input into output Why speaking is one of the biggest challenges for language learners What makes input useful and how to avoid passive listening What to do when you have trouble focusing on your language learning tools How to find compelling, comprehensible input at your language level Why building habits is so important in language learning The importance of being able to drop things that don't work and focus on the things that do Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

The Fluent Show
Elle Charisse: Escape from New York

The Fluent Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 56:55


Elle Charisse is a language podcaster (she hosts Speaking Tongues), language lover, and foodie. She's a New York woman through and through! We discuss * why and how life in New York is different from the movie version we're often sold * how to engage with New York's wealth of languages and native speakers respectfully * what a "woman of the world" is and who the most glamorous woman in Elle's life is * how reading books, learning languages, and eating food from other places all gives us that happy escapist buzz If you want to hear more episodes with a fantastic New York woman, check out my previous guest Ellen Jovin. Click here to see more about Ellen (https://www.fluent.show/guests/ellen) Love the show? Rate & Review it here (https://lovethepodcast.com/0dH1NG) Where do you listen? Take a photo of where you're listening to the Fluent Show and share it on social media to say hello! Here's where you can tag me: * Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thefluentshow * Instagram: http://instagram.com/kerstin_fluent/ and #thefluentshow Special Guest: Elle Charisse.

Ask Doctor Dawn
Wide variety of brain research topics from reversing memory loss to microbiome-brain connections in babies

Ask Doctor Dawn

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 51:00


KSQD 9-22-2021: Why is it so difficult to learn a new language as an adult? Brain research reveals how we learn language; A caller asks about COVID-19 booster vaccine issue, hand sanitizer and NAC supplements; Is there better natural immunity to COVID-19 delta by infection as compared to the vaccine-induced immunity? Reversing age-related memory loss in mice and how brain plasticity is needed to learn language; Gut microbiome plays key role in brain development of premature infants; Fecal microbiota transplantation from young mice into old reversed age-related changes in the brain; A pinch of bicarbonate is a cheap way to create alkaline water; Are calcium supplements effective for osteoporosis? Simple treatment for Osteoporosis: tuning fork vibrations to induce bone growth

Language Hacking
#69 Sara Maria Hasbun on the Psychology of Language Learning

Language Hacking

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 50:02


Sara Maria Hasbun, founder of Meridian Linguistics, shares about psycholinguistics, working in the language industry, and “extreme” language learning.Featured Resources Meridian Languages Glossika Mentioned in this Episode Meridian Languages Glossika Tempo App on iOS Tempo App on Android Sara's Website Sara on Instagram Sara on Twitter Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: Choosing which language to learn Learning languages in diverse language families Studying psycholinguistics Dialect and accent in sign languages Living in different countries and learning the languages Differences between a polyglot and a linguist Learning a language with few resources Why fluency doesn't need to be the end goal for learning a language Deciding when to learn a new language and when to focus on past languages Technology and language Balancing entrepreneurship in languages with language learning Using accountability systems for motivation Rote learning and its benefits Combatting the boring aspects of language learning with tricks and bribes Lessons from living abroad “Extreme” language learning Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy