Learning languages changes your life.

I discovered this fact over a decade ago, when I saw the world that opened to me by speaking English.

Since then, I’ve studied 20 languages and can now speak six (French, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Mandarin) at a comfortable level.

Languages have allowed me to live in Japan for 5 years, visit many countries, and living extraordinary experiences with native speakers and other learners.

The Average Polyglot is my way of helping you discover the world of foreign languages. I want to share my love for their intricacies while giving you tips to make the journey easier and fun.

Why subscribe?

Since January 2021, I’ve been sharing weekly 7 Bullet Points about language learning every Tuesday. Each edition includes:

  • 🎥 A video I watched

  • 📚 An article I read

  • ✍🏽 An article I wrote

  • 🎧 A podcast I listened to

  • 🌎 A cultural point that varies around the world

  • 📜 A quote about learning to ponder

  • 🌐 A lesser-known language’s history and construction

By subscribing, you’ll not only receive this weekly newsletter, but also a link to download my eBook about 10 techniques to learn and remember better.

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By becoming a paid subscriber, you make me very happy for supporting my work!

Don’t worry, though, there’s also something in it for you!

As a paid subscriber, you’ll join the inner circle. You’ll receive two series:

  • ✨Lesser-Known Language (LKL): In this monthly series out on the first Monday of the month, I go deep on one language. I talk about its people’s history, their culture, and how the language is constructed. You’ll even come out with a very good basis to learn the language should you want!

  • 💭 Thursday’s Thousandth Thought (TTT): In this bi-weekly series, I open myself to you by sharing my doubts and reflections. These will mostly be about languages, but you can rest assured I’ll ramble about something else too! If you have a topic you want me to ramble about, I’ll tackle it too! 😉

On top of this, you’ll also get to:

  • Choose which language I will delve into in the LKL deep-dives!

  • Get inside information on my future plans (products, series, etc.) along with a discount when they are out!

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Thank you and see you on the inside!

The average polyglot,

Mathias (마티아스, マティアス, 马蒂耶斯)

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Mathias Barra

French polyglot speaking 6 languages. Writer. Helping as many people as possible learn languages and discover new ones.