Regulars on the site or the YouTube channel will know that I'm a fan of meetups at which language learners share their passion, hear about the latest language learning books, courses and tech, exchange tips and listen to the experts. This post tells you all about the main language events. Who are they for? Where and when do they take place? What are they like? Let's look at the … [Read more...]
Polyglot Conference Fukuoka: Daily Vlogs
The seventh Polyglot Conference took place in Fukuoka Japan. In this post, I share the three daily vlogs I shot at the event. The Conference is "for everyone who loves languages" and takes place each October, in a different location. In the vlogs, the focus is on conveying the vibe and giving a voice to some of the many attendees. I attended a lot of the talks as well and … [Read more...]
How do you become an interpreter? What is working as an interpreter like?
Is there any more powerful a display of language learning mastery than the magic of an interpreter in full flow? If you’ve recently started learning language and are appreciative of the sheer scale of the task ahead, it may seem like an unattainable goal. If you’re already skilled in one or more foreign languages and thinking about a language career, you may be … [Read more...]