Episode 18

From Marrying a Soldier to Writing a German Blog, with Angelika Davey


April 20th, 2015

55 mins 43 secs

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About this Episode

My guest this week is Angelika Davey, owner of the blog angelikasgerman.co.uk. Angelika has been teaching German independently for many years.

Listen to our interview to find out more about

  • Keeping your mind agile, and whether it really matters to anyone under 50

  • The ultimate showdown: Age vs. Attitude! Which one makes you a better learner?

  • Why learning German is your best choice for business

  • What it’s like to date someone from a different country

  • A new and innovative approach that makes even the best private teacher affordable and accessible to you

Article of the Week

Multilingual Families: Even our Dog uses 3 Languages

Tips of the Week

Angelika chose Tip 1 as her

Tip 1: Read cereal packets, clothing labels and anything you can get (see Language Surfer blog)

Tip 2: Discover foreign culture at home

Find your local Oktoberfest, join the Chinese New Year celebrations and throw it all at the Notting Hill Carnival to hear more natural language and boost your motivation.

Tip 3: Use Eurovision to learn your Target Language (see Koko the Polyglot)

Tips and Links from this Podcast

Support the Creative Language Learning Podcast through Patreon - from just $1!

Angelika’s Awesome German blog

Angelika Davey on Twitter

Online course Beginners’ German for Busy People for only $10!

Teach Yourself German books on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

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