In this final podcast episode Mary Lynn signs off and sends you off with words of hope, encouragement, and challenge for your continuing language learning journey–all strangely inspired. Host: Mary Lynn Kindberg, M.A. Linguistics
Do you think your age negatively influences your language learning? Maybe there are challenges, but age can work to your advantage if you do what is important for all language learners.
Instead of just always plowing ahead, take time to look backwards and evaluate your language learning journey so far. Then you can confidently move forward with heightened vision, better goals and clear direction.
Since laughter is good medicine indeed, here’s your chance to catch some of the funny super-duper bloopers you may have missed in previous episodes. The takeaways will remind you of lessons to be learned from an honest language learning mistake.
28 A Balancing Act
Too much time studying or analyzing a language at your desk can easily distract you from learning through real-time communication out in the community. Is this your struggle? Hear how a linguist and Scripture translator intentionally tried to achieve a balance while learning a minority language in Ethiopia. Guest: Dr. Travis Williamson, Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, Moody Bible Institute