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AFP 72 – Daniel Krasa: Language Vagabonding

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2020)

This time we're taking a look at the journey of hyperpolyglot Daniel Krasa, who is a published author of multiple phrase books, dictionaries, and language learning materials.

Daniel Krasa

I first met Daniel at the Polyglot Gathering in Berlin and he had one of the more interesting name badges, I believe it said something along the lines of “too many to count!” which immediately got me interested in learning more about his story. After talking a bit with him and also reading a profile Assimil had done, I knew I had to get him on the podcast to share his experiences learning many languages.

Sorry about the poor audio quality the first 5 minutes of the podcast.

Show Notes

In this episode you will hear about:

  • How Daniel got into language learning
  • How an early start in language learning vaulted him on to become a hyperpolyglot
  • How he went from a small gig to a full time career in languages
  • How he learns languages
  • A-ha moments and lessons learned from learning many languages
  • How to maintain languages
  • How to set proper goals
  • And much more

Episode Resources

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Thank you to this week's guest: Daniel Krasa!

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.