Richard Simcott is a polyglot from the UK. He is a lifelong language learner and has studied more than 50 languages. HarperCollins described him as one of the most multilingual people in the United Kingdom, and the Goethe-Institut has named him Ambassador for Multilingualism.
I started learning Cornish in autumn 2020 during lockdown. It’s been a great language learning journey. Since starting my studies of Cornish I have been asked how to get into the language. This blog post includes the things I found really boosted my experience learning Cornish. Why Cornish? During lockdown I decided to take on… View Article
Learning Languages on TikTok
Who thought we’d get to a point? The famous dancing, singing and lip sync app that took Gen Z by storm is being repurposed by more diverse audiences. A lot of this is thanks to lockdown and people getting creative around the world. Now learning languages on TikTok is a thing and let me show… View Article
How Do We Learn Languages?
We talk a lot about tips and tricks for language learning. During a Scottish Gaelic class the teacher told the students not to write things down and to be present and in the moment. Taking notes is something that has always appealed to me. Now I was calling it all into question. The question in… View Article
Lately I have been on a journey learning Korean. My connections to the country are limited to friends and a couple of stopovers in Seoul. Sometimes we need to bolster our reasons to learn a language. Sometimes they are naturally there. Enter heritage languages… Many of us wonder which languages our family members spoke in… View Article
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