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Month: March 2016

[Guest Post] Is it possible to live off languages? Meet Kirsty

[Guest Post] Is it possible to live off languages? Meet Kirsty

Today I’m featuring a guest post by fellow blogger Kirsty from the UK. She runs the site English with Kirsty in which she helps English learners from around the world. Her post is about how she managed to make a career switch and live from teaching languages. I will leave you with now with her interesting post. How my interest in languages helped me to start my own business  Hi! I’m Kirsty from the UK. I’m an online language teacher…

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Interview with Victor and Fiestoforo from Kimeltuwe

Interview with Victor and Fiestoforo from Kimeltuwe

Today I am extremely honored and proud to feature an interview with 2 fellow Chileans, Victor and Fiestoforo from Kimeltuwe, one of the most popular sites to learn Mapudungun (they have a really good Facebook page). Mapudungun is the biggest indigenous language spoken in Chile and Argentina. For a long time, its use was frowned upon (despite Chilean and Argentinean Spanish having plenty of loan words from Mapudungun), but currently, there is a revival of the language and people have…

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The Spanish Fluency Pyramid

The Spanish Fluency Pyramid

No, this is not a pyramid scheme or anything like that. I would say it is a product of my own observation and casual conversations with fellow Spanish native speakers and Spanish learners. In a time in which we are bombarded with what we should focus first in order to be identified as fluent speakers and so. Is grammar that important? Is rolling your r a matter of life or death? What dialect or variety should I learn and which…

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Interview with Michele Bondesan, the Wandering Euroglot

Interview with Michele Bondesan, the Wandering Euroglot

As I am going back to my blogging routine, the interviews are back as of now, and I am proud to present my first interviewee from this year, Michele from Italy. I have known him for a while and I am very interested in focus and choices of languages. Can you tell me a bit about yourself? What is your main occupation? I am an Italian polyglot. I like to call myself “the Euroglot” or, more recently, “the Wandering Euroglot”,…

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