In my interview with Jason West, the creator of English Out There, we discuss the weaknesses of traditional English schools, methodologies, and materials, and how his approach aims to overcome them. I especially enjoyed his effective, no-nonsense approach to language learning, his efforts to bridge the gap between traditional classroom-based learning and independent study, and his willingness to share before-and-after speech samples of his students.
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Howdy language lovers! I’m John Fotheringham, an author, linguist, vagabond, entrepreneur, and full-time silly goose. I have been learning and teaching languages for over a decade and have seen first-hand what works and what doesn’t. The Language Mastery site, podcast, and guides provide adult learners the tips, tools, and tech needed to create fun, engaging, immersive environments no matter where in the world one happens to live.
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