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Learning a Second Language as an Adult

Children are like sponges. It is easy for them to learn a second language. But what about for an adult?

Growing up, I took fourteen years of French (this is not an exaggeration).

9 years in grade school and 4 years in high school.

As an adult I can understand the language, but unfortunately cannot speak it.

I thought, maybe foreign languages wasn’t my thing.

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Pint & Click Podcast 39 Now Available!

On this episode of the Pint & Click Podcast, Dave, Tony, Joel and Jami (who we're welcoming back to the podcast for the first time in a year!) discuss the latest Marvel character to hit the big screen, Black Panther. First, they discuss this year's blockbuster film adaptation, directed by Ryan Coogler, and then they talk about Black Panther & the Crew: We Are the Streets, a graphic novel collecting Ta-Nehisi Coates' entries to the comic book series. Have a listen below:

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