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AFP 149 – Gabriel Gelman: How to become a language hero

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2020)

In this episode Gabriel Gelman from comes on the show to talk about learning languages at home and abroad.

Gabriel Gelman is the founder of Sprachheld, a popular language learning website for Germans learning foreign languages (and―as an added bonus―non-Germans learning German as a foreign language). On the site, Gabriel shares useful language learning tips and tools, inspirational interviews with polyglots and linguists, and a dialogue-based Spanish course (with other languages slated for production in the future).

What I really like about Gabriel is that he's producing materials for language learners in a language other than English.

Don't get me wrong, English is great for communicating across the globe – but it's a nice change of pace to see another language used as the medium.

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Kris is the founder of Actual Fluency, and has spent the last 8 years becoming an expert in language learning software, methods, and techniques.

Originally from Denmark, he now lives in Portugal and speaks 5+ languages at varying levels. His other interests are Wine, Online Marketing, and Travelling.