401 - The 3 secrets of adult language learning with Elisa Polese


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In this episode, I speak with Elisa Polese, a professional language teacher, coach, and author well-known for teaching multiple languages at once in the same classroom! To date, she has studied a staggering 25 languages, and teaches 13 of them, including Italian, German, English, Spanish, Russian, French, Dutch, Catalan, Portuguese, Greek, Hindi, Arabic, and Esperanto!

In our conversation, we discuss:

  • How she has managed to learn so many languages and how you can do the same!
  • Why she encourages language learners to speak from day one.
  • Elisa's 3 golden secrets to help adult language learners succeed.

We even get into an impromptu Russian lesson near the end, so stick around if you want to hear me try my hand at a new language!

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