Adam Lark [Mandarin, Spanish, English]

Today I got the opportunity to chat with Adam Lark, a student from Phoenix, Arizona who is finishing up a year abroad studying Mandarin in Taiwan. He shares here his experience, both good and bad, as well as what made him want to study abroad in the first place. –   FTLOL: Tell us a…

Teng Scott Vang [English, Hmong, Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese, Cantonese]

Today I got the opportunity to chat with Teng Scott Vang to learn more about his journey learning foreign languages in the United States. Like many of us, he’s dabbled in more than just a few of them and he shares his experience here. –   FTLOL: Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are…

The How and Why of Language Learning: An Interview with Luca Lampariello

I recently got the chance to speak with Luca Lampariello, a well-known polyglot and one of the leading online faces promoting foreign language learning. He has been involved with many projects and events in recent years, such as the organization of language workshops in different parts of Europe. In this interview, Luca shares some of…

Not Quite Fluent: An Interview with Sydney Sauer

This week I got the opportunity to talk with Sydney Sauer, a 14-year-old high school student keen to learn as many languages as she can. She also runs the blog, Not Quite Fluent, which is updated regularly to record her language learning journey.    FTLOL: Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from and…