404 - How to get started in a brand-new language with Mari Polyglot


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In this episode, I speak with Mari Salvestrini, a polyglot based in the Netherlands who has had language learning adventures all over the world, including time in Spain, Belgium, and Italy. She speaks Spanish, English, Dutch, Italian, and Portuguese, and is currently learning German and Japanese. In our conversation, you'll hear how she has learned so many languages, her tips for both absolute beginners and those struggling through the intermediate plateau, and the critical importance of learning in context.

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