046: Can I learn Afrikaans with my friend?

<p>Nathan asks in an iTunes review: "I have several native Afrikaner friends, however none of them are trained teachers. What is the best way I can help them to help me learn their language."</p>
<h2>In this episode:</h2>
<ul>
<li>How I learnt Arabic with few resources and native speakers</li>
<li>With friends, you need to set clear boundaries for language learning</li>
<li>Begin with learning to talk about yourself and familiar things</li>
<li>Simply ask your friend how to say the things you want to be able to say</li>
</ul>
<h2>Resources mentioned in todays episode:</h2>
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<li><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0415206723/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=17... target="_blank">Colloquial Afrikaans</a> - a recommended textbook</li>
</ul>
<p>Two websites for learning Afrikaans:</p>
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<li><a href="http://www.worldlanguage.com/Languages/Afrikaans.htm" target="_blank">http://www.worldlanguage.com/Languages/Afrikaans.htm</a></li>
<li><a href="http://www.easyafrikaans.com/" target="_blank">http://www.easyafrikaans.com/</a></li>
</ul>
<h2>Start speaking today</h2>
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