#065 | Alice Cimino on Learning With Downton Abbey

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Alice Cimino, a 19 year old third culture kid, chats with Benny Lewis about growing up bilingual, being homeschooled, learning languages as a teenager, and much more.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Growing up in Guadeloupe and integrating Italian into her life
  • Moving as a teenager to the Dominican Republic with no Spanish
  • Homeschooling and the associated strengths and pitfalls
  • Learning English by reading Harry Potter
  • Improving her British accent with Downton Abbey and Love Island
  • Writing articles and learning to be creative in her non-native language
  • Why learning language number five isn’t as easy as it sounds

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy