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AFP 164 – Scott Young: A Year Without English and Ultralearning Languages

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2020)

On this episode I chat to entrepreneur, blogger and author Scott Young about his experiences learning 4 languages in a single year (without speaking any English) and his new book Ultralearning: Accelerate Your Career, Master Hard Skills and Outsmart the Competition.

SCOTT YOUNG is one of those people I have been meaning to feature on the podcast for years – literally.

Ever since I saw his amazing documentary: THE YEAR WITHOUT ENGLISH I knew I had to talk to him about the experience.

For some reason the opportunity never transpired and it wasn't until he released his best-selling book: Ultralearning, that I caught up with him.


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The Year Without English (Final Video)

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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.