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.
The last time I did intensive language study was in 1999. I was 21 and I moved to Germany to learn German in one summer. It was a crazy period in my life and also extremely exhilarating. But is it easy come easy go with intensive language learning? Why do intensive language learning? My story… View Article
6 Months of Korean
I started a new language learning journey in January 2021. At the time of writing we are now at the end of June. It felt like it was a good time to look back over what’s been happening. After all it’s been 6 months of Korean! Has it really been 6 months? I had a… View Article
Learning Cornish (Kernewek)
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
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