The Fluent Show

A Podcast About Loving, Living and Learning Languages

About the show

Learn a Language...Or Maybe Three!

I'm Kerstin from Fluent Language, and together with my co-host Lindsay from Lindsay does Languages, I'm on a mission to help you get excited about language learning. We both learn languages every day in our lives, and we have learnt over 15 different languages between us.

In this show, we share stories, news, tips, and ideas that will make you fluent...eventually. Subscribe to the show today to get your regular dose of Fluent love.

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Episodes

  • In Language, Are Apps All Amazing? Are All Apps Amazing?

    March 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 2 mins
    apps

    Listen in to learn how to make good use of language learning apps like Duolingo, Speechling, Memrise, and more

  • Q&A: How Can You Train Your Listening Skills?

    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

  • "It's Hard Work But It's So Worth It": Everything You Need To Know For Raising Bilingual Children

    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

  • Q&A: Getting Off the Intermediate Plateau

    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

  • How to Learn Several Languages At The Same Time

    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.

  • The Creative Language Learning Podcast is now the Fluent Show

    February 11th, 2018  |  4 mins 9 secs
    announcement, fluent show, name change

    You read that right - this podcast has a NEW NAME

  • Robo-Tutors and Translating Megaphones: It's the Future of Language Learning

    January 29th, 2018  |  58 mins 46 secs
    alphabets, apps, future, language, language learning, technology

    Power up your Oculus Rift - It's the Future!

  • "Ultramarathon for the Brain" (Bilingual Podcast with Judith Meyer)

    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.

  • What is it that you want to achieve?

    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

  • "If It Plugs Your Gap, It'll Proper Plug Your Gap": Top Tools for Winter 2018

    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

  • Finding friends who love languages (with Chuck Smith)

    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.

  • Climbing Mount Language from Basecamp to Summit

    November 20th, 2017  |  1 hr 13 mins
    benny lewis, bilingual, fluency, langauge, language learning, language stories, motivation, polyglot

    Kerstin learns new English slang, Lindsay shares her thoughts on delicious rewards, and we take apart the worst language learning misconceptions.

  • Gabriel Wyner is NOT a Robot (with Fluent Forever author Gabriel Wyner)

    November 6th, 2017  |  57 mins 38 secs
    author, engineering language, fluent forever, gabriel wyner, language acquisition, language hacking, language learning, languages, polyglots

    In this interview with Gabriel Wyner, you will get to know the story of "Fluent Forever", the approach he takes to language learning, and a little bit about what makes him tick as a person.

  • Equality, Tea, and Spicing up your Language Learning

    October 22nd, 2017  |  1 hr 19 mins
    equality, hepeating, language, language learning, language teaching, languages, linguistics, mansplaining, motivation, productivity, social justice, words

    How to stay motivated when you're learning a language by yourself this fall...plus some crazy English words in the wild

  • "For the Love of Humanity": Using Languages for Good

    October 9th, 2017  |  1 hr 3 mins
    careers, careers with languages, employment, interpreting, languages, polyglots, refugees, teaching

    Do you ever dream of using your language passion to help people? In this episode, I interview two women who are doing just that.

  • "You assume they don't have chick lit in Polish"

    September 25th, 2017  |  1 hr 3 mins
    books, chinese, duolingo, esl, japanese, language learning, language teaching, languages, lingq, magazines, polyglot, reading, russian, writing

    6 ways you can get more out of reading for pleasure in another language, with Shannon Kennedy from Eurolinguiste