Polyglot Profile: Lindsay Dow
Lindsay Dow is a language enthusiast who claims she learns, teaches, blogs, vlogs, eats, sleeps and breathes language. She doesn’t refer to herself as a polyglot and doesn’t specify how many languages she speaks, but her love of languages made me want to include her in the Polyglot Profile series.
Lindsay Dow is English and has learned French and Spanish. It was the latter that sparked her passion for languages. Lindsay Does Languages started out as a business focused on teaching languages to individuals and groups, but has since its establishment evolved into an initiative of sharing language passion with the world and inspiring people to learn languages.
On Lindsay Does Languages you will find a blog, courses, podcasts and videos. On the blog you will find articles such as “Easy time management for language learning”, “Spanish grammar for beginners”, “How I use Snapchat for language learning”, “DIY language crafts” and many more, a lot of articles include free materials such as guides or templates.
Currently there are two courses available on the website. Successful self-study and mastering English phrasal verbs through story. Both courses are paid, there are various packages available.
Lindsay Dow collaborates with Kerstin Cable of Fluent Language on a podcast called the Creative Language Learning. The podcast focuses on a variety of topics related to language learning. You can find the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and Overcast.
Lindsay Does Languages also has a YouTube channel. There you will find reasons to learn a certain language, focus on learning different languages, multilingual music playlists, learning a language in the country of its origin and more.
Lindsay Dow is present in many places around the internet other than her blog and YouTube channel. She wrote an article for The Guardian, Transparent Language to name a few, participated in italki World Cup Language Challenge 2014, was featured on FluentU, Eurotalk and more.
Lindsay Dow has been recognized for her work by several awards, such as MK Digital Awards 2015 for Blog, Use of Social Media for Business and Use of Video for Business, Lindsay Does Languages was also featured in Bab.la’s Top 25 Language YouTubers, Top 100 Language Lovers and Top 25 Language Learning Blogs, all in the last two years!
Find out more about Lindsay Dow and get inspired with her passion for languages at Lindsay Does Languages.
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