#115 | Gabby Wallace on How Language Teachers Learn a Language

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Gabby Wallace, creator of Go Natural English, joins Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy to talk about teaching English online, how renovating houses is like learning languages, and what it was like to live in a favela in Brazil.

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  • Building a language teaching business online
  • Learning languages to travel – how to prepare and what to do with the language after travel is over
  • Shannon and Benny’s tips for avoiding language interference with similar languages
  • Gabby’s ideal day of language learning

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • What inspired Gabby to begin teaching English
  • How being a language learner makes you a better language teacher
  • Ways renovating houses and real estate connects to language learning
  • How to balance really diverse projects
  • Living in a favela in Brazil
  • How to choose topics for online content as a language teacher
  • Corporate language training

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy