#055 | Elfin Waters on Falling in Lust with Languages

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Native Italian speaker and teacher Elfin Waters shares with Benny and Shannon about falling in love with languages as an escape, using Instagram as a language learning resource, and building Italian language content for language learners.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Growing up in a family that prioritizes language learning
  • Shifting from language learner to language teacher
  • Getting in touch with the country with the language
  • Using Instagram as a learning tool
  • The power of compounding lots of small tasks
  • Slow learning and having fun with creativity
  • Finding joy in language learning
  • What language retreats are and finding the right one
  • Learning specific Italian dialects
  • Using food for language learning

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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