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A German experiences NASK Posted by on May 26, 2014

Last week, I interviewed Fábio Montiero about his participation in NASK and the awesome video he made about it. This week, I’m here with Lena, a German who attended the intermediate course at NASK last year! In case you missed last week’s interview, NASK is the Nordamerika Somera Kursaro where people interested in learning Esperanto…

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Globeto films at NASK Posted by on May 21, 2014

Today I’m with Fábio Monteiro, the Brazilian who made the cool videos about NASK! What is NASK you say? It stands for the Nordamerika Somera Kursaro where people interested in learning Esperanto get together to improve their Esperanto at an American university! A few years ago, I interviewed Ellen Eddy about their new format. This…

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Lauren’s 6-week mission to learn Esperanto Posted by on May 19, 2014

Today we’ll be talking with Lauren, who just started to learn Esperanto in Ireland. But, what makes this different from anyone else? Well, some of you may know Benny Lewis, the blogger of Fluent in Three Months (FI3M) who often challenges himself to learn a language in a short time and then blogs and talks…

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Author interview: Trevor Steele Posted by on Feb 3, 2014

Today, I’m happy to have a chat with Trevor Steele, a famous Esperanto author from Australia. He had his first success with his novel Sed nur fragmento in 1987. His works are heavily influenced by his travels in Germany and Eastern Europe. In 2002, he served two years as the General Director of the Universal…

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Nicole, I am your Esperanto father Posted by on Jul 3, 2013

Last week we had an interview with Nicole Klünder, a third generation native Esperanto speaker. It became so popular that a Belgian radio station even picked up on it to interview a local native Esperanto speaker (in Dutch). A few days later, Nicole’s father Helmut Klünder wrote me to let me know of some factual…

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3rd gen native Esperanto speaker: Nicole! Posted by on Jun 18, 2013

Some people don’t believe that native Esperanto speakers exist. Would you then believe that I’ve found a third generation native Esperanto speaker?! Nicole Klünder’s great-grandfather learned Esperanto, taught it natively to his kids, who taught it natively to his kids, who taught it natively to Nicole… awesome! It seems that it’s now becoming a tradition…

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DJ Leo Sakaguchi: Esperanto native speaker Posted by on Mar 12, 2012

For quite a while, I’ve been wanting to interview the famous Esperanto native speaker and DJ, Leo Sakaguchi after my interview with second generation Esperanto native speaker, Rolf Fantom, was so well read. However, while I was reading Kune one day, I found a very interesting interview with him there, so I thought I would…

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