Learn a Foreign Language, Parle Vous? – Episode 7

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The Amateur Traveler talks about learning a foreign language. How can you learn a language in the car during your commute? Why would you study a language after you are out of school. Hear stories about encounters that happened just because a traveler could speak a few words of a foreign language.

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Show Notes

Russian Class
(“Instant Immersion Italian” was mistakenly referred to as “Let’s Talk” in the show)

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Internet Resources

Jyve.com – Language Learning Community

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by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

2 Responses to “Learn a Foreign Language, Parle Vous? – Episode 7”

Steven Frein


I just found your podcast with #7 and love it. As an avid traveller, I am always looking for good travel content and information. Keep up the good work. Itunes = Subscribe!!!!!

Chris Christensen


Thanks for the encouraging words

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