#002 | Benny Lewis on Ignoring Destiny and Embracing “Failure”


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Meet Benny Lewis, the creator of Fluent in 3 Months and the Language Hacking Method. In this episode, Benny shares how he got started in languages, why “fluent” in 3 months, and he offers some universal language hacks.

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Episode Overview

  • What does “fluent” mean to Benny?
  • What are Benny’s goals for a 3-month mission?
  • How many languages does Benny Lewis speak?
  • Benny’s take on the evolution of the Fi3M challenge.
  • What is “language hacking”?
  • What are some universal language hacks?
  • Advice on “not having time” to learn a language

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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