#020 | Johan Tekfak on “Kaizen Power” in Language Learning

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Johan Tekfak, creator of Français Authentique, shares how he uses Kaizen and other productivity systems to build his language business and improve his language skills each and every day.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • How Johan learned German for his job as an engineer
  • Creating systems to learn languages
  • Making use of “dead time” in language learning
  • Focusing on interesting and compelling content in your target language – not just material that’s available
  • The 7 rules of Français Authentique
  • What is “Kaizen” and how does it apply to language learning?
  • How Johann built his own language company a little bit at a time
  • Simplifying and de-stressing the language learning process
  • Common roadblocks faced by language learners
  • How to attach rewards to language learning to boost motivation

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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