How to Learn Several Languages At The Same Time

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!

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Podcast News: The Creative Language Learning Podcast is now The Fluent Show

The Creative Language Learning Podcast has been bringing you language learning tips, chat, and interviews for over four years now. It started out as an experiment from a language blogger - a way of having you hear the voices of people who do really awesome things.

Here's a quick clip letting you know what's happening:

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As of today, I am so excited to announce that this podcast is now The Fluent Show, and we are going WEEKLY. Every week from today, I'll be bringing you an interview or a short episode full of actionable, practical language learning advice.

The Fluent Show is here to encourage and support you in your language learning journey.

Get Involved

Submit your questions, comments, and ideas so you can hear them on the show. You can do this

Support The Fluent Show For Free

If you can, please leave a review for this show on iTunes this week.

Here's the easiest to review:

  1. Get your iPhone, or perhaps use a friend's phone (or both!)
  2. Open the app "Podcasts"
  3. Search for "The Fluent Show" or select our show image from the Library section
  4. In the main screen, scroll down to "Ratings & Reviews"
  5. Tap on the stars to rate quickly, or tap "Write a Review"
  6. You don't have to write a lot and if you want you can only leave a title such as "Great show for language learners"

Accelerate Your Speaking Skills with Speechling: In-Depth 100% Honest Review

Speechling claims to have cracked that problem. The app offers natural sentences, attractive design, and the most convenient access to a 24/7 language tutor that I have ever seen. No scheduling, no exchange of Skype names.

Sounds good, but does it work? In this review, let's take a deep dive and find out.
 

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Robo-Tutors and Translating Megaphones: It's the Future of Language Learning


What does the future hold for language learners? 

When a device translates what you say directly into another language, is there even a need to learn languages anymore?

In this podcast, we've got everything you need to know about

  • Gadgets and stuff that translates our language into other languages
  • How AI has made language learning apps a lot more useful
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality as learning aids
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Language Learning Advice From a Polyglot Veteran (Bilingual Interview with Judith Meyer)

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.

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5 Steps for Planning a Productive and Successful Language Learning Week

Many people plan ahead for business goals, upcoming deadlines, events, meetings at work, fitness or meals. But did you know that making a language learning plan can actually help you learn a language faster?

In this article, you'll learn 5 steps to help you get the ball rolling.

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9 of the Best Podcasts for Learning German

German is a great language for learning by podcast. There is a big selection, so I've gone and selected 9 of the best shows for you to discover.

In this article, you'll find

  1. German Podcast Courses from Deutsche Welle
  2. Podcasts in Slow German
  3. German Video Shows
  4. Story-Based and German Culture Podcasts
  5. A tip on how to find podcasts produced by native German speakers
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