Teenage Polyglot: An Inspiring Story in the New York Times Today.

This is a wonderful piece and a brutal reminder of all the opportunities I have let slip by in the past. (I should be fluent in Turkish, Danish, Italian and Spanish by now!)

My favorite quote in the article:

His final preparation consisted of watching Hindi soap operas, which have become a bonus pleasure, he said. “I get to feel less guilty about watching trash TV,” he said. “To watch ‘The Bachelor’ in English is one thing, but in Hindi it’s O.K.”

Hope you enjoy and are inspired!

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3 thoughts on “Teenage Polyglot: An Inspiring Story in the New York Times Today.

  1. I agree with the quote. My husband and i are currently watching German reality tv shows we would not watch in English just to improve our German. These shows are easy to understand as you know the format and you get to listen to language as it is spoken by “real” people.

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