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The Fluent Show

100 EpisodesProduced by Kerstin CableWebsite

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 betwe… read more

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What the Heck is Word Of The Year?

Self-care, backstop, vegan, glamping, problematic - those are evocative words and they have the power to sum up a whole year.

Join us as we delve into a selection of wonderful words of the year from many languages, figure out what “self care” even means, and discuss the ban on plastic straws.

Dive into this week's extra long link selection to find out more about the many words of the year we covered from Great Britain, Australia, the USA, Japan (it's a kanji!), France, Portugal, and Germany.

(I demonstrated some ignorance about the colours of the Jamaican flag 🇯🇲 and have educated myself since then. There is no red in that flag! My apologies.)

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