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.
A few weeks ago I set myself some very concrete goals to complete for my Korean studies. I would complete the Michel Thomas Korean Foundation course and learn to read and write with the Teach Yourself Korean Script Hacking book. So how did I get on? I won’t keep you in suspense. I did meet… View Article
The Year of The Manx Language: 2021
In 2019 I was proud to be officially associated with the Year of Indigenous Languages with the Polyglot Conference. Sometimes we hear about these “Year of X” and wonder why we need to do that for one specific thing, right? We see it in many areas of life where we think everyone should be equal… View Article
Content in Korean
I warned you about my silly jokes and puns in the very first blog post on Korean. That said, there are two important messages in this punny title of mine. It definitely serves as a good overview of what’s to come in any case. The Year Whose Name Cannot Be Spoken Valdemor, stand aside! 2020… View Article
Get into Gear for Korea
WARNING: Silly puns will litter these posts about learning Korean! If you are allergic to daft humour, look away now! Right, now the weak have fled, please join me in this latest update on learning a language from scratch. The month of prep It’s been two weeks since that magical Tuesday when I started on… View Article
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