Happy Easter! In this episode I talk to Irina Pravet about identity, culture, the weather and also her experience learning Finnish in Finland.
I'm really happy to have Irina on the show. She's been living in several countries, learning multiple languages and now find herself in Finland for the 6th year. During the episode we talk about finding home, identity, the weather and whether it's possible to learn Finnish or not 🙂
Hope you enjoy it!
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- The importance of identity in language learning
- The challenges of “finding home”
- How the weather affects people
- The difference in culture and people from different countries
- Tips for learning Finnish
- And much more!
- Irina's TEDx Talk: Can you learn the hardest language in the world?
- Irina's Gathering Talk (the “deep” one!): Beyond Language: lessons about life
- LanguageCatalyst.com – Irina's blog
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Thanks to this week's guest, Irina Pravet!
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.