IWTYAL 014: Can you use one language to learn another?

itunesButtonLinda asks: “What do you think of using the Laddering technique to use one second language to learn another?”

In this episode:

  • The laddering technique
  • When does it make sense to use one language to learn another?
  • Similar languages, such as Macedonian and Albanian
  • Crafty ways to meet native speakers of one language… using another language!

Resources featured in this episode:

Richard Simcott is today’s special guest, and runs the following sites:

Today’s featured resource:

  • Polyglot Workshops – Richard runs workshops for aspiring language learners all over the world, together with fellow polyglot Alex Rawlings, who was featured in Episode 7.
  • Upcoming workshops will be held in:
    • Budapest
    • London
    • Belo Horizonte

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