May 14, 2022
It's never too late to better yourself!
Dyslexic Spanish learner Charlie from the USA (Texas) keeps track of his Spanish journey in form of a YouTube channel.
In this podcast interview, we talk about various methods on how charlie became fluent in Spanish (Italki online lessons, Omegle, VR Chat, Duolingo and more).
Charlie is a super learner and I appreciated the time with him. I could learn a lot and you might as well. If you are into Spanish learning or if you need some inspiration for your language journey, this interview will be something for you.
Transcript version: https://share.descript.com/view/KCPV9WcoFn2
1:40 Start Interview
2:22 What inspired you to learn Spanish in 2019?
2:55 Growing up with dyslexic without knowing
4:02 Dyslexic in more detail
4:57 Finding out about being dyslexic
6:17 Over 250 one-on-one online lessons
9:36 Inspiring other Spanish learners
10:40 YouTube channels that inspired Charlie
12:50 Shadowing / Copycatting
Simple Stories in Spanish.
15:24Doing the shadowing technique (example)
16:50 VR chat (Virtual reality chat)
27:35 Almost having a 800 day streak (Duolingo)
49:06 It's never too late to better yourself - Charlie's favorite expression
56:34 Where to find Charlie's Spanish journey?
Small Town Spanish Teacher
Simple Stories in Spanish: The Podcast
What is dyslexia?