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Becoming Multilingual: Techniques for Language Learning with Jim Kwik

My name is Jim Kwik, the founder of Kwik Brain Universe, author of the best-selling book LIMITLESS and host of the #1 brain performance podcast, Kwik Brain. I am a world leading expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. After a childhood brain injury left me learning-challenged, I made it my life’s mission to create strategies to dramatically enhance mental performance. Once I was able to turn my own learning challenges around, I dedicated my life to helping people like you unleash your true genius and brainpower to learn anything faster and live a life of greater power, productivity, and purpose.

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What are the cognitive benefits of being multilingual?

Language surrounds you nearly every waking moment of your life. From your first words to your last, language helps you communicate your thoughts and feelings, allowing you to connect with others. And for many people, this rich linguistic environment involves not just one language, but two or more.

Today, I’m going to explore the profound cognitive benefits of language. Specifically, how knowing more than one language can have a big impact on key brain functions like concentration, memory, task-switching, and creativity. It can even help slow cognitive decline.
Beyond the brain benefits, research shows that the majority of the world’s population is multilingual. That means the more languages you can speak, the deeper the connections you can forge with those around you. If you’re looking for practical tips, techniques, and resources to help you pick up new languages faster and more effectively, this episode is for you.

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**This week’s show notes are taken from the video — enjoy!**


  • How much of the world is bilingual? This is what the research says. [0:49]
  • This is how knowing another language effects your brain. [1:35]
  • Learning a new language can impact your cognitive skill in five different ways. Here’s the first. [1:59]
  • It can also improve this very important skill. [2:17]
  • Being bilingual can also sharpen your ability to do this. [2:48]
  • The fourth way language impacts your cognitive skills might surprise you. [3:44]
  • This last benefit is one with long-lasting impact. [4:08]
  • Curious about how Kwik Recall can help with language? This method will help you learn a new language faster. [5:46]
  • This method helps cement new words and makes learning a habit. [8:18]
  • Make sure you learn new words with this in mind. [9:21]
  • Can listening to music help you learn a new language? Research has this to say. [10:35]
  • This is one of the best ways and fastest ways to learn a new language. [11:05]
  • Here are two resources that can help you practice your language skills. [12:25]
  • Take a screenshot, tag me (@jimkwik), and share what language you’re most excited to learn.
  • If you’re interested in Kwik Recall, visit kwikrecall.com for more information.

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