164: Maintaining a language after university

<p>Eleanor asks: "How can I maintain my Spanish after university?"</p> <h2>Episode Summary:</h2> <ul> <li>Learning vs maintenance</li> <li>When is maintenance necessary?</li> <li>Being realistic</li> <li>Richard Simcott's approach (as described in <a href= "https://learn.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/llf-main-order-page">Language Learning Foundations</a>)</li> <li>What I do personally to maintain my languages</li> </ul> <p>Tips for maintaining languages at an advanced level</p> <ul> <li>Reading books you like</li> <li>Watching movies, TV or listening to podcasts</li> <li>Attending events</li> <li>Hanging out with friends</li> <li>Studying <em>in</em> the language</li> <li>Language exchanges using a foreign language (e.g. Spanish/Korean as a native English speaker)</li> <li>Teach the language to others</li> </ul> <h2>Resources Mentioned In This Episode:</h2> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/maintain-level-in-multiple-languag... IWTYAL 047: How do you maintain your level in multiple languages</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/how-i-learnt-seven-languages/"> How I learnt 8 languages</a></li> <li><a href= "https://learn.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/llf-main-order-page">Language Learning Foundations Video Course</a></li> </ul> <h2>Start speaking today:</h2> <p>I’d like to thank <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes" target= "_blank">iTalki</a> for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, visit: <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes" target= "_blank">http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/italkishownotes</a> </p> <h2>Do you have a question?</h2> <p>Ask me your language learning questions by <a href= "http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/ask" target="_blank">clicking here</a>, and I’ll do my best to feature it on the show! Also, <a href="http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/itunes" target= "_blank">please subscribe to the show on iTunes</a> to get automatic updates.</p> <hr /> <p>Thanks so much for listening to this episode of the podcast! If you’ve got any comments about the show then please leave them in the “comments” section below! If you’d like to help me out, then I’d love it if you could…</p> <ul> <li><strong>Share the episode</strong> using the social media buttons around you</li> <li><strong>Leave an honest review and rating of the podcast on iTunes</strong> (<a href="http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/review" target="_blank">click here to do that</a>)</li> </ul> <p>iTunes reviews in particular really help the rankings of the podcast and help me to reach other aspiring language learners out there! See you in the next episode of the I Will Teach You A Language podcast!</p>

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