Episode 61 | Learning a New Language Without Losing Yourself
“As a foreigner learning a new language, be very careful not to allow yourself to be put on a pedestal or speak for locals.”
-Jessica on “Learning a New Language/Culture Without Losing Yourself”
The dissonance caused by learning a new culture and language can be one of the most disorienting things that humans can go through.
How can one respectfully and responsibly learn a new language without doing harm to those around them or losing themself in the process?
Join Jessica Kumar, Invisible India Podcast host and lifelong Hindi learner as she guides us through being aware of our own motivations, practicing cultural humility and decolonizing the language learning process.
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