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The Fluent Show

198 EpisodesProduced by Kerstin CableWebsite

Learn a Language...Or Maybe Three!The Fluent Show is 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.We share stories, news, tips, and ideas that will make you fluent...eventually.… read more

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Sara Maria Hasbun on Lockdown, Languages, and Long-Term Success

Do you dream of travelling the world and living in other countries?
Want to see it all, live everywhere, and enjoy the best every country has to offer?

In today's episode, you'll meet someone who knows how to do all that! Sara Maria Hasbun is a language-loving entrepreneur who loves to travel the world. And she's as awesome as all of that sounds! In today's episode, Sara shares her story and experiences, including recent lockdown life under Coronavirus in Beijing. It's a motivating conversation with so many facets.

Here's what you'll learn in this interview:

  • What is linguistics and how does it look different in British and American universities?
  • How to prepare for living in another country
  • How to learn a language in country, without shouting at people in the bar
  • Where to get authentic reading practice in Chinese (and any other language)
  • Women in the polyglot world, and why we still hold back instead of showing our full talents

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