My NAPS 2016 Presentation: Language Learning Against Depression

(Last Updated On: June 14, 2021)

At the end of July 2016 I was invited to speak at the inaugural North American Polyglot Symposium conference in Montreal, Canada. Here's my presentation: Language Learning Against Depression

North American Polyglot Symposium 2016 Review (4)About the Presentation

In this presentation I share my own story of depression, and how the language learning community was a huge tool for my success in climbing out of the proverbial hole.

I also touch on why language learning is a good antidote to depression and encourage people to help each other and talk about these issues instead of hiding them.

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Slides

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Kris Broholm

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.