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Brought to you by italki -> http://actf.lu/italkiJoin Kris on the Actual Fluency Podcast as he sets out to inspire, motivate and teach you how to learn foreign languages the best way.In the process, he is joined by some of the best language learners and experts in the world, who chip in with their personal opinion on what it takes to evolve as a language learner today.

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Brought to you by italki -> http://actf.lu/italkiJoin Kris on the Actual Fluency Podcast as he sets out to inspire, motivate and teach you how to learn foreign languages the best way.In the process, he is joined by some of the best language learners and experts in the world, who chip in with their personal opinion on what it takes to evolve as a language learner today.

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By ozarkspeechie - Sep 13 2019
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Episode 162 was awesome. I loved hearing the speaker’s story about his journey learning his heritage and family language. Just downloaded his app and am loving it! This podcast has some great guests- thank you to the host for such helpful content!

well worth the listen

By suzecate - Aug 02 2019
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Longtime listener here to the Actual Fluency podcast. The guests and topics are interesting and informative. Kris is so laid-back and likable. It's such a pleasure to listen to, and I look forward to each episode.

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45 Ratings
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35
8
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2

Great podcast!

By ozarkspeechie - Sep 13 2019
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Episode 162 was awesome. I loved hearing the speaker’s story about his journey learning his heritage and family language. Just downloaded his app and am loving it! This podcast has some great guests- thank you to the host for such helpful content!

well worth the listen

By suzecate - Aug 02 2019
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Longtime listener here to the Actual Fluency podcast. The guests and topics are interesting and informative. Kris is so laid-back and likable. It's such a pleasure to listen to, and I look forward to each episode.

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The Actual Fluency Podcast for Language Learners

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Brought to you by italki -> http://actf.lu/italkiJoin Kris on the Actual Fluency Podcast as he sets out to inspire, motivate and teach you how to learn foreign languages the best way.In the process, he is joined by some of the best language learners and experts in the world, who chip in with their personal opinion on what it takes to evolve as a language learner today.

Rank #1: AFP 151 - Andrew Feinberg: Learning Japanese and Japanese Culture

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Andrew Feinberg is back on the show to discuss his experience moving to Japan and learning Japanese, as well as some of the tricky aspects foreigners might be surprised about the Japanese culture. 

He also compares Japanese to his experience learning Norwegian.

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📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates.

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Apr 11 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #2: AFP 146 - Shannon Kennedy: Women in Language

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Shannon Kennedy is on the show to talk about the upcoming Women in Languages conference (March 7-10, 2019) and some of her other projects.

http://womeninlanguage.com

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📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates.

💰 You can get a $10 credit when you book your first lesson by going to languageteacher.co

Feb 27 2019

42mins

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Rank #3: AFP 139 - Lucas Bighetti: The silent method and parrot conversation

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Lucas Bighetti comes on the podcast to talk about his techniques learning many languages quickly. Some of his ideas include: The silent method, parrot conversation, and much more!

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📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates.

💰 You can get a $10 credit when you book your first lesson by going to languageteacher.co

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Show Links:

https://languageboost.biz/
actualfluency.com
polyglotconference.com
polyglotbratislava.com
langfest.org

Dec 23 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #4: AFP 115 – Alex Voloza: Mindfulness and language learning

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Today's guest is my good friend Alex Voloza and during the show we talk about mindfulness, and how to become succesful at learning languages.

Aug 16 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #5: AFP 145 - Katie Harris: The Joy of Languages

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 Katie Harris comes on the show to share how her joy of languages started, and her philosophies for learners today.

We also get around her current projects like her blog; JoyOfLanguages and language retreats.

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📣 This podcast is sponsored by Italki! Learn REAL language through the power and convenience of personal tutoring lessons, for any language at VERY affordable rates.

💰 You can get a $10 credit when you book your first lesson by going to languageteacher.co

Feb 16 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: AFP 122 - Artem Nazarov on learning similar languages

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Russian polyglot Artem Nazarov comes on the podcast to talk about his experience learning languages, including how he rapidly learnt similar languages and how his language learning got him featured on a Russian television show!

This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Jul 01 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #7: AFP 62 – Roberto Salazar: Latin and Ancient Greek

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In this episode I welcome Roberto Salazar to the podcast to talk about Roberto's experience learning a variety of languages.

Jun 05 2015

52mins

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Rank #8: AFP 131 - Conor Clyne: Eastern European Travels and Experiences

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On this episode we change the topic a little to talk about how one polyglot; Conor Clyne has been using his languages to enhance his travelling experiences in Eastern Europe.

Conor also shares how you can avoid being scammed, and have much better travels in the region.

Show links:

https://tsarexperience.com/ - Conor's website
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheLanguageTsar - Conor's great YouTube channel full of tips and tricks for travelling and learning languages!

This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: tryglossika.com

Oct 17 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #9: AFP 56 – Lauren Lewis: Fi3M and Learning Russian

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Lauren Cutlip returns to the show and talks about her experience learning Russian as well as being a part of the Fluent in 3 Months team.

Apr 24 2015

54mins

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Rank #10: AFP 113 – Learning Languages with a Full-Time Job

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We're back from Manchester England! In this episode I talk about my recent experience transitioning from a freelancer to a full-time employee when it comes to learning languages.

Jul 09 2017

33mins

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Rank #11: AFP 74 – Idahosa Ness: Pronunciation Mastery

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Mimic Method founder Idahosa comes on the show to talk about the importance of developing pronunciation when learning foreign languages.

Nov 08 2015

45mins

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Rank #12: AFP 76 – Connor Grooms: Spanish in a month and Baselang

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Connor Grooms comes on to the show to talk about his upcoming Documentary: Spanish in a Month and also his new language startup: Baselang.

Nov 23 2015

47mins

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Rank #13: AFP 98 – Andrew Feinberg: Duolingo and Norwegian

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On the show I welcome Andrew Feinberg to talk about how he got into languages and eventually learn Norwegian and contribute to Duolingo.

Jun 08 2016

1hr 52mins

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Rank #14: AFP 50 – Benny Lewis: Language Encouragement

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In the season finale of the podcast I'm joined by none other than Benny Lewis. We talk about language encouragement, the community, and much more.

Feb 20 2015

52mins

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Rank #15: AFP 46 – Gabriel Wyner: Perfect pronunciation and flashcards

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Gabriel Wyner comes on the show to talk about how you can perfect your pronunciation in foreign languages, as well as how make awesome flashcards.

Jan 23 2015

56mins

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Rank #16: AFP 67 – Roberto Salazar: More Latin and Ancient Greek

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Roberto Salazar returns to the show to tell us why we should consider learning Latin and/or Ancient Greek and how we can make the best of it.

Jul 24 2015

45mins

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Rank #17: AFP 84 – Alex Rawlings: Where to live and expat problems

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I catch up with legendary Alex Rawlings to talk about where to live in the world, the expat problem and his latest a-ha moments in language learning.

Jan 14 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #18: AFP 114 – Kalle Wångstedt: Discovering Language Learning

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We often hear about people who discovered language learning at a very young age, but not every learner has that exact story. My guest today Kalle only discovered it as an adult, and has since become completely addicted.

Jul 24 2017

1hr 37mins

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Rank #19: AFP 128: Mike Campbell - Glossika and Repetition Learning

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In this episode Glossika founder Mike Campbell comes on the show for the first time in 3 years and shares some more musings on effective language learning. Including the power of repetition and contextual learning.

Mike also shares some academic insights, as well as results of popular studies mixed in with anecdotal experiences and goals for his company.

This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: tryglossika.com

Oct 04 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #20: AFP 121 - Lukas van Vyve on learning languages

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Lukas van Vyve comes on to the show to talk about his way to learning a lot of languages in a relatively short period of time. Lots of practical advice and discussions in this one. This podcast is sponsored by Glossika. Online sentence-based language courses available in 50+ languages. Give it a try for free here: http://tryglossika.com

Jun 16 2018

1hr 7mins

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