Hey, I'm Kerstin! I am the creator and host of the Creative Language Learning Podcast, and I blog, talk, and share language tips at www.fluentlanguage.co.uk.
I'm a native German speaker from the beautiful Moselle valley. I studied 6 languages in Germany and then packed them up and moved England, where I added my most recent language crush, Welsh.
July 16th, 2018 | 1 hr 23 mins
getting started, language coaching, mindset, motivation
In this episode I help my friend Daniela plan for learning German - listen in to our personal conversation and grab a pen to answer my 7 coaching questions
July 9th, 2018 | 29 mins 42 secs
Reflecting on my own journey of becoming fluent in English, and what you can learn from it.
July 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
Does our perception of a culture stop us from learning a language?
June 25th, 2018 | 30 mins 47 secs
Inspired by language coaching, this episode shows how to dig in and figure out what's holding you back
June 18th, 2018 | 1 hr 56 secs
Double your Frenchness by learning how people REALLY speak
June 11th, 2018 | 26 mins 43 secs
It can be confusing to learn a language when you worry that the different dialects people speak are impossible to understand. What to do?
June 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 10 mins
Some words are in heavy rotation for us language learners: What is fluency? What is mastery? And how do we get there?
May 28th, 2018 | 29 mins 24 secs
language tutors, speaking, tutoring
Listener David is asking:
"How do you prep for sessions with a language tutor?"
May 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
apps, recommendations, top tools
Top tools is back and Lindsay is back too! Catch up and learn what we're recommending for your summer
May 14th, 2018 | 29 mins 42 secs
Exploring How My Vocabulary Learning Routine Evolved Over Time
May 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins
ellen jovin, interview, self-study
Ellen Jovin, author of Words and Worlds of New York, talks about languages, book addictions, and how you learn best when you do what you love
April 30th, 2018 | 29 mins 42 secs
Activate Your Memory: Tips for recovering a language that you used to speak, but have forgotten
April 23rd, 2018 | 24 mins 39 secs
activism, interviews, language story, welsh
Discover the story of how the Welsh language fought its way back from near extinction to the goal of a million speakers
April 16th, 2018 | 27 mins 48 secs
exchanges, native speakers, q&a, speaking
You're fired up and excited to practice your target language with new people, but they keep switching to your native language. That's no fun! In today's show: What you can do to turn things around.
April 9th, 2018 | 48 mins 32 secs
german, online courses, teaching
Every single learner who fell in love with language did so because of exposure. So we set out to make a course that leads with exposure. And it works!
April 2nd, 2018 | 27 mins 48 secs
goals, language habit, planning
Rebecca asked me for tips on what a reasonable schedule looks like.
In this show, you'll hear about weekly planning, goals, managing your energy, analysing your calendar, and matching your activity to your strengths.