AFP S2E05 – Jimmy Mello: Language Teaching

For today's podcast episode I'm very happy to welcome Mr. Jimmy Mello to the podcast. Jimmy is the author of the Mello method and has been teaching languages in Brazil for over 20 years. He comes on the show to talk about language teaching in general, but also to talk about situations where teaching might not be the best option. He also shares why and how he came up with his own method back in the day.

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Jimmy Mello

Today I'm very happy to present my recent interview/talk with Brazilian polyglot Jimmy Mello. I've been following Jimmy for a while and I've been very interested to learn more about his Mello Method. He's been teaching languages for over 20 years so he has a lot to bring to the table. In the episode we get into why somebody should consider going to language classes and why somebody shouldn't.

It's a great episode if you are interested in language classes with a lot of general language learning tips and tricks added to it.

Show Notes

In this episode you will hear about:

  • How Jimmy got started with languages
  • How he started teaching languages over 20 years ago
  • How the demand for English teaching shaped his business
  • How he came up with the Mello Method
  • And much more!

Episode Resources

This lists the resources relevant to the episode. For other language learning resources please go to the resource page for more information.

The Episode

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Special thanks to this week's guest, Mr. Jimmy Mello for joining me on the show and sharing his story. See you on the next episode.

  • Hi Chris! I really agree with Jimmy when he said that the AF Podcast is a language coach. For me, this is a huge source of motivation. Keep up the good work and thank you for the weekly dose of inspiration!