#048 | Sarah Gillespie on the Treasure Hunt of Learning a Rare Language


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This episode features Sarah Gillespie, who learned conversational Hiligaynon 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.

Benny and Elizabeth have a conversation with Sarah Gillespie about her experience of learning a heritage language with few resources 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:

  • Learning Hiligaynon in 3 months with the Challenge
  • Learning heritage languages
  • Enjoying the learning process with songs
  • Using trends to learn languages
  • Finding resources for more obscure languages
  • Using lots of apps, software, and habit forming techniques like habit stacking
  • How to use your target language with family and getting to know them better

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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