Ludmila, from Brazil, is a great example of how someone with the right motivation, and enough will power, can quickly outgrow traditional language learning methods, and achieve true lifelong fluency.
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Words to know:
- Fuzzy – unclear
- Freezing to death – an expressions to emphasize the coldness
- Blind folded – to have a piece of fabric covering your eyes and bl0cking your vision
- Catching up with someone – to reunite with friends
- Born and raised – expressions to say you were born and lives your life in a particular city
- Kudos – congratulations, props to you
- Ghetto – a largely populated and poorer area of a city
- From the hood – gangster expression meaning from the ghetto or dangerous part of town
- Bring the goods – to bring something that is required of you
- Back it up – to defend something
- Awkward – uncomfortable situation
- Worldly – a person who knows a lot about the world
- Your background – your personal history
- Laidback – someone who is not too serious or strict
- Screw it – expression to say “who cares” or “don’t worry about it”
- Get away with something – to do something bad without being punished
- Troublemaker / Rascal – a child who misbehaves
- Vlogs – video blog
- Vlogger – the person who creates the vlog
- Straight to the jugular – expressions meaning without hesitation
- Push yourself – to challenge yourself
- Unscripted – a performance which has no choreographed lines
- Ranting – talking about a subject for longer than needed
- Brain dump – to put all your ideas down on paper
- Whipped out – to take out, to show
- Slip by – to go past without you noticing
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Kick ass quote:
“You live a new life for every new language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.” –Czech proverb
- Our special guest Ludmila talks about her language learning experience and gives us some tips about the most impactful things she did to obtain fluency.
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