The Lollygagging Podcast
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The Lollygagging Podcast with Rick and Dave - language learning for intermediate and advanced learners covering topics of interest for polyglots and language-learners.
||CleanEpisode 6: Sound Advice (Accents and Pronunciation)||How do you acquire a decent accent? What do those weird symbols in transcriptions and fancy books mean? What does our mouth need to do in order to sound like an authentic Mongolian speaker, and will it get us arrested or admired? Heck if we know, but we||1/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Do You Have What It Takes?||What are some qualities that will help you with language study? Do you have to be a language nerd? Should you aspire for perfection? What do Rick and Dave think are helpful traits for language learning? If you answered “yes, I can!” to any of these||12/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: I Can’t Do This Alone (How Your Loved Ones Can Help)||In this episode, Rick and Dave talk about how you might get your family and/or friends to support your foolish language habit. But don’t expect anyone to be happy about that hat you’re wearing! Download The Audio||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Reality vs. Hype (and How Long Does It Really Take?)||In this episode, Rick and Dave explore the myths of learning languages in unreasonably short periods of time and describe how painfully hard it is to learn a language. In fact, learning a language is almost as hard as listening to Rick talking. Still wa||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Pick a Language, Any Language…?||In this episode, Rick and Dave discuss how to pick a language based on their advanced qualifications (Pfft! Darn, I knew I couldn’t say that with a straight face) and years of experience of trying to pick the “right” language to learn.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Introductions (and Some Lollygagging)||In this episode, Rick (pictured left) and Dave (pictured right, inebriated) introduce themselves, discuss their experience learning languages past and present, and are totally oblivious to the poor sound quality and horrible edits made to the audio. Hey||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|