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The interview based series of my fluent podcast which I started on E11 goes on. The idea was to get out of my comfort zone and interview several language enthusiasts from all over the world over a longer period of time. I already could improve my speaking skills by conducting several interviews. Click here for full show notes.
On this episode, we talk about coming out from our comfort zone to improve in our language. We can improve ourselves even by listening to ourselves and spot the errors.
The Spin Wires
Ketsa - Where the river run
Ketsa -13 in the mood
Reading aloud or reading out loud will definitely improve your speech. It just takes some time. So be consistent and don't forget to check for the correct pronunciation in case you are unsure.
Speaking a foreign language is hard. Your tongue needs to learn new muscle movements. The more you practice the more fluent you will be able to speak. native spoken Podcasts with transcript could be of use as well.
Reading silently will not bring you these benefits. In this episode, I had a look at 2 of my previous published recordings. As far as I can tell, I could improve my reading and speaking skills
For more tips and tricks and for more information about my language journey go to:
Become a fluent reader and join me, now!
I try to mix up a song on a recording software called Audacity. I implement word chunks that I want to learn. The goal is being engaged with the words I want to learn. That way the vocab will stick better.
Be aware you are using music which has no copyright or which you are allowed to use.
Music: KetsaURL: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/Layers_1384/in_the_mood_master
Right now, I am establishing a new recording method to get me fluent in English. I want to express myself in a better way.
www.myfluentpodcast.com episode 31
Music by Ketsa. Song: in the mood
Long term listener Daisy asked me to publish an episode about culture/habits at the office. That's what I tried to do in this episode. www.myfluentpodcast.com
If you are into English learning, have a look at
there is a guided conversation with different English learners from all over the world once a week, which is then published on the website. Get in touch with other learners and boost your English to the next level!
We are trying to get this podcast to the next level. The very first time we have a native British English speaker as a guest. It was quite a challenge but great!
Luke shared lots of valuable information with us. Full information: http://wp.me/p7tjou-6e
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On episode 27, I give away the micro to Kamila, the Dutch polyglot, who speaks several languages fluently. She was so kind to share her story with us!
Kamila, founder of www.polyglotsdiary.com shares her tips and tricks with us. Thank you so much, Kamila!
A good way to become better in your target language will probably be to find reading partners with whom you can discuss books together and therefore, get better in your target language.
Time will tell us If it works. And I will keep you posted.
A quick sign of life. I am still learning English and other languages. I just needed to have kind of a break!
E23 – record yourself to improve in your target language
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In this episode I talk about the application musixmatch
Never compare your language skills with other learners, instead, focus on your own language journey! Record yourself to improve your speaking skills.
if you want to help me out with my podcast, please contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org. I could use your voice for my fluent podcast! Thank you guys!
In episode 20, I interview Piotr from Poland and he gives us lots of valuable language related learning tips. He is very experienced in transcribing from videos or mp3 files. Transcribing can boost your target language to the next level.
In this episode you are going to learn about one of my vocab learning methods
1. Pick wisely a source from where you want to learn vocabulary
2. Download the mp3 file
3. Enjoy and listen to the audio material
4. While listening or at the second listen -> Put bookmarks at the position you want to learn the vocab / the phrase
5. Relisten the bookmarked sections
6. Be engaged and look up for the definitions etc. / speak the words out loud
7. Relisten / Relearn after a certain time has passed --> that allows you to retain the vocab forever. --> it will stick better
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This is the second part of my vocabulary learning related series.
Have a listen to the great, very motivated English learner Vaclav from Russia.
Listen to this vocab related episode, where other listeners tell us about their methods how to learn new vocab.
The interviews in order to improve my English go on. Big shout out goes to Kris Broholm who was willing to get interviewed by me, the English learner.
He is a very wise language learner who gives away his tips and tricks. His mission: 10 languages in 10 years. He is proficient in English, Danish, German, and can understand and converse in limited fashion with Esperanto, Russian, and Hungarian.
How do you learn new vocabulary?
You can leave me a message on my website and tell me 1. your name 2. where you come from 3. which method you are using. You can use this link: http://www.myfluentpodcast.com/feel-free-to-ask-me-a-question/
This episode is different from what you are used listening to. I am basically rambling. The goal was to see if I am able to just speak for a few minutes without stumbling over my own words. I also used the episode to mention some of my previously produced episodes. In my opinion, I am on track and I will continue with my language journey. Thank you very much for your support! www.myfluentpodcast.com.
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