Language Hacking
Language Hacking
Feb 22, 2021
#38 Chuck Smith on Why You Should Learn Esperanto
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Benny and Shannon talk to Chuck Smith, a notable figure in the language learning and Esperanto communities about Esperanto and its culture, and why Esperanto should be your next language.

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Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • What Esperanto is and its history
  • Why learn Esperanto?
  • Does Esperanto really help you learn other languages?
  • The lack of irregular verbs in Esperanto
  • The lack of taboos and exclusivity in Esperanto
  • The empowering nature of Esperanto conversations
  • The unique aspects of Esperanto culture
  • Going to Esperanto events in Europe
  • Founding Amikumu
  • Why grammar books may not be the best way to reach your language learning goals

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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