Actual Fluency Blog S3E13 – Keith Swayne: Languages over Coffee


This podcast has Kris Boholm interviewing Keith Swayne, a polyglot who has turned his interest in culture, humanity, and languages into a lifestyle business.

“It’s not that you’re in love with phrasal verbs…. it’s a social experience… It’s about connecting with people.”

Show notes

  • How Keith turned a very negative start in language learning into a massive success
  • How he channeled his passion for language learning
  • What made him become a teacher
  • What skills complimented together to form a great teaching business
  • What he does now
  • How he teaches languages
  • Favourite methods
  • Tips and tricks
  • And much more….

AFP S3E13 – Keith Swayne: Languages over Coffee

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  1. says

    Thanks for sharing this episode, David! I just had a massive chuckle over your “who” page, sounds like we have very similar learning profiles. I do believe I benefit from trying some of the extrovert techniques, but it’s so hard!

    Anyway, best of luck with your Japanese – Sounds like you’re proper motivated this time around.

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