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Episode 30: The Doors Which Language Opens and Closes

Episode 30: The Doors Which Language Opens and Closes

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.”

— Nelson Mandela

“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.”

— Geoffrey Willans

“Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.”

— H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Alex Urist joins us in this episode to discuss his thoughts on language and how it affects our opportunities in life. In particular, we focus on his experiences with China, dialects of the country and his memories of street cuisine and other related stories. We also speak about the best ways to engage with a language and why everyone should pursue skills in multiple languages.Talk to us on Twitter, Facebook and leave us a review on iTunes! We'd love to hear your thoughts!

Further Reading:The Sapir-Whorf Hypot