#021 | Avital Spivak on Forgetting French then Falling Back in Love with Languages


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This episode features Avi, who learned conversational Chinese in just 90 days with the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge.

We actually guarantee that anyone who completes the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge will have a 15-minute conversation in their new language after 90 days of learning. You can find out more here.

In our chat with Avi, a Fluent in 3 Months Challenge participant and coach, she shares how rediscovered her love of languages and came to the realization that she is a polyglot while learning Chinese in the Challenge.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • “Forgetting” French as a child
  • What it was like learning English as a foreign language in Israel
  • Figuring out how to learn a language through self-study
  • What it’s like being Shannon’s language exchange partner
  • Using poetry, recipes, and martial arts to learn languages
  • Avi’s amazing progress with Mandarin in the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge
  • Coming to the self-realization she is a polyglot and falling back in love with languages
  • Learning how to maintain multiple languages

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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