#033 | Katie Harris on the Joy of Languages


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In this episode, we chat with Katie Harris, the founder of Joy of Languages, host of Easy Languages Italian and the creator of the #languagediarychallenge. Katie is also a previous student in the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Moving to Italy, living in Italy and avoiding the English bubble
  • Finding joy when learning languages and motivating yourself with cocktails!
  • Doing something you love in another language vs doing something you love while learning another language
  • How to feel calm before a video conversation
  • Katie’s experience with the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge
  • What to do when the novelty wears off in language learning
  • The importance of language learning communities
  • Journaling in a foreign language on Instagram
  • Katie’s experience as a host of Easy Languages and overcoming the nerves around approaching strangers in another language
  • Watching hours of French reality TV
  • Learning multiple languages

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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