“Fluent Forever” by Gabriel Wyner teaches an absolutely new concept… to me. I took Latin in high school (not taught as a conversational language) and tried, but failed miserably at a basic Spanish class taught at my local community college. So as a home schooling mother, I was feeling pretty inept as a foreign language teacher. But this book has given me hope in a light-hearted, easy read that is chock-full of information.
Mr. Wyner really makes you feel like you can learn a language on your own without paying for an expensive class and gives a ton of resources to help you do just that. He encourages you to study a language that you love (for me that would be French versus the Spanish that would make so much more sense where we live) and committing to a small amount of time each day to do that.
So now for pronunciation? That’s covered, too. I had never heard of the International Phonetic Alphabet ( what a helpful tool!) and Mr. Wyner has Youtube videos, too.
I have not tried this system yet, but I must admit that I’m really excited to give it a try.
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