Pimped up language learning – the polyglot principles
When it comes to language learning, there’s a small elite who do it so well, so effectively, so fast, they put our efforts to shame. I’m talking about polyglots, that strange species who might speak five, ten, even twenty languages, and to a decent level. What are their secrets? And why aren’t we learning their tricks? Come and meet one, my guest Lýdia Machová (eight languages so far), find out about their methods, and let’s talk about what they can teach us teachers. It’s a whole other world.