#093 | Laetitia on How to Find a Great Language Tutor

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Fluent in 3 Months Challenge coach, Laetitia, joins Benny and Elizabeth to talk about her varied experience learning or dabbling in many languages: English, German, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch and Vietnamese.

This episode features Laetitia, who made significant progress with several language in just 90 days with the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge.

We 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:

  • The importance of having an inspirational tutor
  • Things to consider when looking for a tutor
  • Finding your tribe with the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge
  • The pitfall of expecting learning to be passive
  • Why you should take the time to find out which methods and resources work for you
  • Being as nice to yourself as you would be to a friend
  • The pointlessness and dangers of comparisons and perfectionism
  • Remember, you don’t know every word in your native language!
  • How technology can be a great tool for learning, so don’t be scared of it
  • Reading to maintain languages and being happy to understand 60%
  • Culture shock and learning “on the job” in Japan – a little goes a long way
  • How to create an effective language exchange

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy