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Speaking Without Conversing

I eavesdropped on a webinar by Lindsay Dow and Shannon Kennedy in which they talk about how to start speaking and producing language when you aren’t ready to actually go head-to-head with another human yet. It’s something I’ve written about in an earlier post, because there is so much emphasis on speaking straight away in a lot of the language learning advice out there, so it was reassuring that two badass polyglots had dealt with the same issue too. They give some useful tricks for coaxing language out of yourself and developing some confidence.

The seminar is here for now but sadly it won’t be up for very long. Hi ho. You might be interested enough to follow up Shannon’s course on the subject, which is called “Say Goodbye to Shy

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