The Secret to Learning a Language: How Harry Potter Is Teaching Me Portuguese

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I’m currently teaching English in Brazil and learning Portuguese. Since I’m both learning a language and teaching one, I find myself thinking a lot about how we learn languages.

Many of us may know someone who is a polyglot — someone who can speak a number of languages fluently. I always wondered: what’s their secret?

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Ramsay Lewis

Ramsay is a product marketing manager (Savio.io) based in Brazil. When not writing, you can find him cycling or looking for his keys.