#042 | Jessie and Kike on Lockdown Language Success


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This episode features Jessie, who learned conversational Catalan 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 this episode, Benny and Shannon speak to Jessie who learned her partner Kike’s native language as a part of the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:
  • Tackling a language like Catalan with few resources
  • What it’s like to have your partner learn your native language
  • Helping your partner learn your language
  • The benefits of doing more than one Fluent in 3 Months Challenge
  • How Jessie’s language learning progress inspired Kike to learn a language too
  • Why it’s a myth that you need to live in a country to learn the language
  • Learning a very specific dialect like Menorquin
  • The power of community in language learning
Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy
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