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Guest Interview Episodes

Sept. 15, 2022

Learning to be a cultural chameleon with Danai Krokou | Ep. #15

What are the perks and drawbacks of being a cultural chameleon? Hedvig spoke with Danai Krokou, serial migrant and multitalented …

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May 4, 2022

Language learning through salsa with Tamara Marie | Ep. #13

Why are many language learning methods so clinical when the process of learning languages is such a natural human activity? Tamar…

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March 28, 2022

Linguistic relativity with Panos Athanasopoulos | Ep. #12

Does language influence how you think, what you do, and how you see the world? Hedvig speaks with Panos Athanasopoulos about ling…

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Feb. 7, 2022

Brain-friendly, joyful, limitless learning with Rachel Paling | Ep. #…

Hedvig speaks with Rachel Paling, creator of the Neurolanguage Coaching© method, about brain-friendly learning, NeuroHeart educat…

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Jan. 31, 2022

Accent bias and language as a social construct with Vijay Ramjattan |…

Hedvig speaks with sociolinguistics researcher Dr Vijay Ramjattan about accents, societal biases, and perception.

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Dec. 6, 2021

Excuses, hearing loss and learning sign language with Nikki Wood | Ep…

Hedvig speaks with Nikki Wood, a civil servant, about her journey with hearing loss, British Sign Language (BSL), dabbling in Pol…

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Nov. 29, 2021

Multilingual families and identities with Florence Rozensztajn | Ep. …

Do you want your family to be bilingual? Hedvig speaks with Flo Rozensztajn about why it was important to her that her children c…

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Nov. 15, 2021

Why are "International English" skills important? with Friederike Sel…

Hedvig speaks with Friederike Sell about “International English”, a.k.a. English as a lingua Franca, how to include people with d…

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Nov. 1, 2021

Language embodiment: Bringing personal meaning into another language …

How do you connect with another language and actually feel like yourself when you speak it? This week's guest is María Ortega Gar…

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Oct. 25, 2021

Connecting with your heritage language and learning without travellin…

Hedvig speaks with Chesline Pierre-Paul, Queer-E-O of a global digital transformation, coaching and social impact consulting comp…

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Oct. 18, 2021

Taking the leap from monoglot to something-glot with Elise Cutts | Ep…

When I set out to start a podcast, I knew I wanted to help my listeners to develop new mindsets and break down old myths around l…

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