#080 | Yawhann’s 90 Day Language Challenge

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This episode features Yawhann, who learned conversational Cantonese and Mandarin 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.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • How parents can encourage their kids to embrace their heritage languages
  • Why “I don’t have enough time” is usually an excuse rather than a good reason
  • Strategies for keeping conversations with natives in your target language
  • Using your technical skills in learning languages
  • The ways language creates cultural connections
  • Hann’s experience in the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge and the importance of accountability
  • Learning similar languages
  • When it’s the right time to learn your second, second language
  • Reframing your language learning progress as successes rather than small steps

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy