#302 Steve and Alex – Multilingualism (Part 2)

How many languages do you know? What motivated you to learn a foreign language? In this podcast, Steve and Alex discuss the importance of motivation in learning a language and about the importance of promoting multilingualism.

Difficulty: Intermediate
Category: Language
Duration:  6:24

 

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#299 Steve and Alex – Passive vs. Active Vocabulary (Part 1)

Do you know a word when you can recognize it, or do you have to be able to actively use it? What does it mean to really know a word, and is having a large active vocabulary as useful as having a large passive vocabulary? In this podcast, Steve and Alex discuss different definitions of “knowing” a word, what a typical active to passive ratio might be and more.

Difficulty: Intermediate
Category: Language
Duration:  10:49

 

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#296 Steve and Alex – Motivation (Part 2)

Steve and Alex discuss the importance of motivation in learning a language, and how forcing people to learn a language often breeds poor results.

Difficulty: Intermediate
Category: Language
Duration:  11:02

 

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#295 Steve and Alex – Motivation (Part 1)

Steve and Alex discuss the importance of motivation in learning a language, and how forcing people to learn a language often breeds poor results.

Difficulty: Intermediate
Category: Language
Duration:  13:31

 

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#294 Steve and Alex – Forgetting Languages

Steve and Alex talk about their experiences related to forgetting languages, and Alex shares about his new goal to learn French again.

Difficulty: Intermediate
Category: Language
Duration:  15:19

 

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