#110 | Kittichai Boonthong on Learning English and Japanese, and Cultural Differences

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Language Hacking Podcast co-hosts, Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy, bring on Kittichai, known as “The Duke” to talk about his role at Fluent in 3 Months, learning English and Japanese, and becoming a travel vlogger.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Learning Japanese using the Speak from Day 1 approach
  • How Kittichai learned English and how it differed from his experience learning Japanese
  • Working at an international company and adapting to the cultural differences
  • How Fluent in 3 Months has influenced Kittichai’s language journey
  • Being inspired by Benny’s travels and becoming a travel vlogger in Thailand
  • Kittichai’s perspective on foreigners learning Thai
  • The biggest struggles Thai learners face
  • Why foreigners in Thailand often don’t learn Thai
  • Using video games as a tool for learning languages

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy