Pimsleur Review: I take a look at the highly acclaimed and popular language learning method, that involves a series of audio lessons. They offer a wide range of languages ranging from 30 to 90 lessons.
On today's episode Robin MacPherson returns to talk about specifically how he learns languages including a lot of thoughts and considerations he has made along the way. Robin goes into incredible detail here and I think the contents of this episode easily ranks in the top for practical language advice.
As I take great pride in exploring the tools and services out there for language learners, I did not hesitate when Oliver Antosch of Antosch & Lin approached me to review their flashcard service. Note that this is part 1 of my review, the first look. I will write another post when I have used the service for a month to evaluate it.Continue reading
Today I'm very excited to welcome on to the show Robin MacPherson. Robin recently released the first episode of his excellent documentary series called “The Life of Rob” where he passionately talks about his quests for finding a place he could call home.Continue reading
Back when I was first introduced to the concept of video games in the very young age of maybe 5 or 6 my passion for the English language began. It was an interesting time, because I would load up a video game and enjoy playing it without understanding a single word. With enough exposure to the English language I slowly worked out what commonly seen words meant.
I would also watch a lot of shows in English, some of my favourites being: Knight Rider, Simpsons, Friends, Married with Children and many more of the typical 80s-90s shows. This coupled with the video games and having to communicate in English a lot (to discuss tactics in a game for instance) meant that I was basically fluent at a very young age with no formal teaching.Continue reading
Today I'm extremely happy to welcome onto the show Lindsay Dow.
I've been fan of Lindsay's blog and YouTube channel for a while and her apparent enthusiasm and passion for languages made me want to have her on the Podcast as soon as possible 🙂