AFP 10 – Robin MacPherson: Filmmaker, Learner, Philosopher (2/2)

On today's episode Robin MacPherson returns to talk about specifically how he learns languages including a lot of thoughts and considerations he has made along the way. Robin goes into incredible detail here and I think the contents of this episode easily ranks in the top for practical language advice.

Robin MacPhersonRobin MacPherson

On today's episode Robin MacPherson returns to talk about specifically how he learns languages including a lot of thoughts and considerations he has made along the way. Robin goes into incredible detail here and I think the contents of this episode easily ranks in the top for practical language advice.

If you haven't listened to Robin last week yet, I strongly encourage you go listen to that episode first – it contains a lot of information about Robin's story, living in foreign countries and some of the problems one might run into when travelling and trying to “fit in.”

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The Episode

Show Notes

In this episode you will hear about:

  • How Robin first started learning a foreign language and what has changed since
  • His complete and detailed approach to adding languages
  • His “phase system” and what each phase includes
  • How he uses native material of high level early in spite of little comprehension
  • How he moves from novice to intermediate
  • MANY excellent language learning tips including the top tip of the week!

Resources mentioned in the Episode