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.
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.
March 26th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
language exchanges, respect, speaking practice, tutors
In this show, Lindsay and I brought on language exchange expert Jonathan Huggins, who runs several community challenges and groups for language learners.
March 19th, 2018 | 30 mins 14 secs
degrees, languages, masters, study, university
Tips on what and how to study languages in postgraduate settings in the UK
March 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
Listen in to learn how to make good use of language learning apps like Duolingo, Speechling, Memrise, and more
March 5th, 2018 | 30 mins 21 secs
core skills, languages, listening, q&a, questions, training
How to improve your listening skills and use your time efficiently
February 26th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
bilingualism, children, education, family
Marianna du Bosq, bilingual mother in a bilingual family and host of the Bilingual Avenue podcast, talks about how to raise bilingual children
February 19th, 2018 | 29 mins 35 secs
advanced levels, bilingual, goal setting, language, language learning, motivation, plateau
Why you are stuck at the intermediate level, and how to get your mojo back
February 12th, 2018 | 59 mins 20 secs
Is it possible to learn more than one language at the same time? Well of course! In this show, we have some solid tips to help you stay sane and make progress even if you are learning more than one language.
February 11th, 2018 | 4 mins 9 secs
announcement, fluent show, name change
You read that right - this podcast has a NEW NAME
January 29th, 2018 | 58 mins 46 secs
alphabets, apps, future, language, language learning, technology
Power up your Oculus Rift - It's the Future!
January 15th, 2018 | 56 mins 45 secs
advanced, bilingual, events, german, intermediate, judith meyer, language, language learning, polyglot
In this interview with passionate polyglot Judith Meyer, she shares how she learnt over 14 languages, how you can get over the intermediate plateau, and why learning any other language than English takes a little passion.
January 1st, 2018 | 27 mins 12 secs
benny lewis, bilingual, english, fluency, langauge, langfest, language, language learning, language stories, motivation, polyglot
Happy new year! Today I’m leading you through a solo show of highlights and lessons of the year
December 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
benny lewis, bilingual, despacito, fluency, grammy, langauge, language learning, language stories, latin grammy, motivation, polyglot, recommendations
The Best Language Learning Tools for Winter 2017/18
December 4th, 2017 | 1 hr 39 secs
amikumu, app design, crowdfunding, duolingo, esperanto, kickstarter, language learning, polyglots
An Interview with Chuck Smith, creator of an app connecting people speaking 7000+ languages, Duolingo course author, co-founder of the Polyglot Gathering.