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Esteban Touma
A part Latino, part Palestinian immigrant from Ecuador, Esteban is a Spanish teacher and comedian who loves all things language. He has been featured in NPR, Wisconsin Public Radio and Comedy Central. Besides being bilingual, Esteban picked up sedikit of Indonesian while living for a bit in Southeast Asia, and he’s working on his French through Babbel. 
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Is It National Latinx Or Hispanic Heritage Month, And Why Does It Matter?

Is It National Latinx Or Hispanic Heritage Month, And Why Does It Matter?

Is it Hispanic Heritage, or Latinx Heritage? This debate might be the key to understanding and appreciating the month-long celebration.
Small Talk, Big World: Cracking The Art Of Chit-Chat Around The Globe

Small Talk, Big World: Cracking The Art Of Chit-Chat Around The Globe

How do you banter, yammer, palaver and blather your way around the world?
Multilinguish: The Brothers Grimm

Multilinguish: The Brothers Grimm

In this episode of Multilinguish, we dive into the Brothers Grimm and explore their linguistic legacy beyond their famous fairy tales.
Multilinguish: The World Of, Um, Filler Words

Multilinguish: The World Of, Um, Filler Words

In this episode of Multilinguish, we explore how filler words in the world’s languages are more than just linguistic fluffery.
German Basics: Resources For Language Learners

German Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Everything we’ve ever written about German, all in one place.
The Culture Of Alone Time Around The World

The Culture Of Alone Time Around The World

There’s no shame in seeking a little solitude.
Multilinguish: Language Anxiety

Multilinguish: Language Anxiety

In this episode of Multilinguish, we discuss the not-so-fun parts of language learning — and how to keep going when the going gets tough.
6 Podcasts To Listen To If You’re Learning Dutch

6 Podcasts To Listen To If You’re Learning Dutch

Put on your headphones and be on your way to speaking nederlands like a native.
Multilinguish: Into The Conlang Universe

Multilinguish: Into The Conlang Universe

In this episode of Multilinguish, we explore constructed languages designed for pop culture — and for real life.