Adventures in Language

Teaching Tips & Tricks | 6 Ways to Make Language Learning an Adventure

January 04, 2022 Mango Languages
Adventures in Language
Teaching Tips & Tricks | 6 Ways to Make Language Learning an Adventure
Show Notes

If you’re like most language teachers, you want your students to see language learning as an adventure. From the process of discovering and learning, to being inspired about the culture and history, students who seek the adventure in language will have a richer experience. In this podcast, your language guide Emily (linguist, PhD) shares 6 fun and easy ways for you to help your students see language learning as an adventure.

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Wondering what languages were used in today’s episode?
German | Guten Tag! is ‘Hello! (lit. ‘Good day!) and Auf Wiedersehen! is ‘Goodbye!’ (lit. To seeing you again!)
Tamil |  ‘இதுக்கு அப்புரம் (ithuku aprom) means 'Without further ado' (lit. 'After this')
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Meet your guide Emily! Emily Sabo (PhD, University of Michigan) is a linguist at Mango Languages. A Pittsburgh native, her areas of specialization are the social and cognitive factors that impact bilingual language processing and production. Having studied 7 languages and lived in various countries abroad, she sees multilingualism -- and the cultural diversity that accompanies it -- as the coolest of superpowers. Complementary to her work at Mango, Emily is a Lecturer of Spanish at the University of Tennessee, a Producer of the “We Are What We Speak’ docuseries, and get this...a storytelling standup comedian!

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