AFP 89 – Amir Ordabayev: Why being lazy is great

In this learner profiles episode we get to know Amir Ordabayev, how he started learning languages and his tactics and techniques for success.

Amir Ordabayev

It's time for more learner profiles! In this episode we get into Amir Ordabayev's backstory and find out how he learns languages and the most important criteria for success.

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Show notes

  • How Amir got into language learning
  • His favourite methods, tips and tricks
  • What makes Amir a lazy language learner (and a modest one!)
  • How a year abroad in Canada benefited him
  • Motivation and mindset in language learning
  • Polyglot community
  • And much more!

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    Interpreting is fun! I’ve been simultaneously intrepreting (under my breath) your podcasts to swedish, and it’s a great challenge!

  • Great advice Amir about the Eurovision website. Here’s the list of languages available as of 20 September 2016:

    English

    Français

    Deutsch

    Italiano

    Español

    Português

    Русский

    Українська

    Türkçe

    Ελληνικά

    Русский

    Українська

    Magyar

    فارسی

    العربية