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Functional Fluency and How to Live Between Three Languages

Tips for learning multiple languages from someone who accidentally did just that.

Taken in Lingnan Tiandi, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China.

I left home with a grand total of zero foreign languages. I’d graduated — against all odds — from one of the world’s top universities, and yet couldn’t manage more than an awkward excusez-moi madame, où sont les toilettes s’il




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Abbey Heffer

Abbey Heffer

Specialist in modern authoritarianism, feminist, political scientist in progress (PhD). Everyday academia, low-brow, no jargon/acronyms/obscure Latin.

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