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AFP 104 – Alex Strick van Linschoten

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2020)

Time for another Actual Fluency Podcast! This week I talk to Alex Strick van Linschoten about his experiences learning language from the “usual” romance languages to the more obscure Dari and Pashto in Afghanistan.

Alex Strick van Linschoten

Alex has an extremely interesting language learning story, from being influenced by his parents to learn the languages around him at an early age, to taking the plunge and moving to Afghanistan of all places!

There he learnt Pashto and Dari, and had various roles and responsibilities as a journalist, translator, and also interpreter.

A super interesting show this week, that could've lasted 2-3 times as long 🙂

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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.