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This episode features Nissa, who learned conversational Bengali in just 90 days with the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge.
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Nissa shares about learning a less-commonly-taught language, and coming to understand herself through languages.
Mentioned in this Episode
Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:
- Understanding the world and herself better through languages
- Studying French in high school as a good student but still not being able to speak the language
- Breaking through the comprehension wall
- Learning Bengali with the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge
- Learning a language with few or no resources
- Making real progress in a short period of time by focusing on processes
- Overcoming perfectionism and fear of making mistakes
- How to best undertake a 90 Day Challenge and Dream Teams
- Learning with a nonnative speaker
- Best ways to utilize a language tutor
- Learning Yupik, an Eskimo language
- Giving up on languages
Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy