#050 | Dayna Brockbank on Budget Language Learning with Cartoons, Anki, and italki

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Benny and Shannon chat with Dayna Brockbank about learning languages on a budget with Duolingo, italki and Anki by building systems for motivation.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Learning Spanish while living in Chile in complete immersion
  • What makes language immersion work
  • How language learners waste time to try to be more effective
  • Tips for budget traveling
  • Building a career you can take traveling
  • Finding motivation with systems
  • How to choose which languages you learn
  • Building conversation skills in a new language
  • Learning for the sake of learning
  • Common struggles amongst English language learners
  • Something is better than nothing in language learning

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy