10 Polyglot Conversations from Langfest 2017 in Montréal
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September 3, 2017
This podcast episode is a bit like a Wundertüte - a lucky dip bag of interviews with wonderful people who made the 2017 Langfest event what it was. Thank you so much to all of these lovely people - Langfest was motivating, informative, energising, and of course very, very multilingual. Here's a taste of what you'll find inside the episode: Could you become a multilingual parent? We've all seen the feats of Bella Devyatkina, who speaks 8 languages at age 5. But how does that work? In my interview with conference organizer Tetsu Young, we touched on the everyday actions that he and his wife create a multilingual environment for their three (!) kids. Applying your outside skills to language learning You might not know this, but all of us have hidden skills that help us learn languages. I interviewed Benny Lewis and Tim Pelletier to find out what theirs are. Impressions of Québécois From how to make those dipthong sounds to religious swearing, be a fly on the wall during our French-language lesson on the Québec…