47 minutes | May 10, 2021

#49 Alex Rawlings on Speaking 11 Languages Fluently

Benny and Shannon discuss dual identities, language learning, and strategies for reviving a language with Alex Rawlings, who was once named Britain’s most multilingual student.Featured Resources How to Speak Any Language Fluently Assimil Teach Yourself Routledge Mentioned in this Episode Third Year Abroad, now Global Graduates How to Speak Any Language Fluently Assimil Teach Yourself Routledge Alex Rawlings Alex’s Twitter Alex’s Instagram More Than Words Podcast Episode OverviewSome of the topics brought up during the interview are: How Alex became Britain’s most Multilingual Student How a polyglot keeps their languages active and prioritizes what to work on Dealing with dual identities as someone who’s bicultural Taking language learning from hobby to career Living in South Africa and learning Afrikaans Extensive reading as a language learning strategy Strategies for reviving a language you’ve studied in the past Using courses at the beginner stage of learning Why you should adopt the philosophy of a “non-perfectionist” Learning strategies for advanced language learners Finding your voice in another language Discovering stories in other languages Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy
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