#059 | Maria Ortega on the Poetry of Learning Languages


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Poet, artist and polyglot Maria Ortega Garcia talks to Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy about mindfulness, language learning as an introvert, and the power of using art and poetry as language learning tools.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Learning languages as an introvert
  • Mindfulness in language learning
  • Using poetry as a tool for languages
  • The biggest struggles students face trying to learn languages with poems
  • How artistic expression and creativity fit into language learning
  • Exploring identity through languages
  • Using art as an inspiration for language learning

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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