On the fourth episode of the second season of the podcast I'm joined by Claudio Santori. Claudio is the founder of BliuBliu, a website that finds native content you can enjoy at your current level in the target language. He comes on to talk about what it takes to start and run a language startup, as well as ideas on apps and other software for language learning. We also touch on his recent viral fame in Lithuania where him and a friend recorded videos in Lithuanian and ended up being invited on Radio, TV and even TEDx.
I'm very excited to welcome my good friend, Claudio Santori to the podcast. I briefly interview him in Berlin last year, the results of which you can see here on the AF youtube channel. In that interview we discussed Bliu Bliu and his story in more detail, so if you'd like a nice back story for this interview you can go check out that interview first.
He also did a talk on how to focus, is very passionate about personal development and entrepreneurship – so he's right up my alley!
Bliu Bliu Challenges
A new initiative from Bliu Bliu this year is to run challenges in languages. This helps focus and also accelerates your learning process in that language. The challenge is a 30 day challenge, where you have a special host to help guide you. Best of all it can be done in 15 minutes a day.
I've previously mentioned how powerful challenges can be for your language learning, so I highly recommend you check out some of the Bliu Bliu challenges they have running at the moment, be sure to check out the bonuses as well!
Special bonus exclusive for Actual Fluency listeners
Sign up to a challenge via this link or other links on this page and get the following bonuses!
1 extra hour of personal
To claim the bonuses simply email a copy of your receipt to receipts @ actualfluency.com
In this episode you will hear about:
- How Claudio came up with Bliu Bliu
- How Bliu Bliu works and the future of the company
- How it's like to run a language startup
- Tips and advice for potential language entrepreneurs out there
- How his Lithuanian learning went viral
- Bliu Bliu Language Challenges
- …..And much more!
This lists the resources relevant to the episode. For other language learning resources please go to the resource page for more information.
- Bliu Bliu – Read native material at your level
- Bliu Bliu Challenges – Kickstart your learning with 30-day challenges!
- Bliu Bliu on YouTube – highly recommended!
- Claudio on Facebook
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