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Hi and welcome to the 100th episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. Today on the show I interviewed Cara Leopold of Leo Listening. Cara Leopold is an online listening teacher, helping upper-intermediate to advanced learners finally understand spoken English, particularly the informal conversational kind, no matter the accents involved. Join […]

Episode 100 – Interview with Cara Leopold of Leo Listening


Hi and welcome to the 72nd episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today my special guest is a Russian blogger whose name is Artiom Nazarov. Welcome to the show. In this interview we discuss which languages Artiom has studied and his techniques for learning them. […]

Episode 72 – Interview with Artiom Nazarov of Yaziky


Hi and welcome to the 65th episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today we’re going to talk a little about reading comprehension strategies. Learn vocabulary with synonyms and antonyms. Consult a thesaurus. Be sensitive to context clues and identifying basic parts of speech such as […]

Episode 65 – Reading Comprehension Strategies



Hi and welcome to the 64th episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today my special guest on the show is Agnieszka Murdoch of 5 Minute Language. She has a lot of wonderful language learning tips that she shares on her website and her Facebook page […]

Episode 64 – Interview with Agnieszka Murdoch of 5 Minute ...


Hi and welcome to the 63rd episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today I have a wonderful guest, Richard Simcott, a man who probably doesn’t need any introduction. He is behind the website SpeakingFluently.com. He and Alex Rawling have put together the Polyglot Gathering, the […]

Episode 63 – Interview with Richard Simcott of Speaking Fluently


Hi and welcome to the 62nd episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today I’m going to talk a little about the Polyglot Conference in ThessalonĂ­ki, Greece that’s coming up in October, 2016.

Episde 62 – How Would I Learn Greek From Scratch ...



Hi and welcome to the 61st episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today I’m going to talk about now that it has been 3 months since I was fired and have been teaching online. Links from this show: Agnieszka Murdoch’s Learn Vocabulary and Never Forget […]

Episode 61 – Three Months Later


Hi and welcome to the 60th episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today I did my third webinar based on speaking with confidence in any language. You can still sign up to watch the replay here before it gets taken down on May 15.

Episode 60 – Insights From My Third Webinar


Hi and welcome to the 59th episode of the Language Meanderings podcast. My name is Jonathan and today I’m getting ready to launch my 3rd webinar about how to speak any language confidently. Sign up for the webinar here for Friday, May 13, 2016.

Episode 59 – Speaking Confidently in Any Language