Native: Afrikaans & English
Proficient: Korean (TOPIK 5), Japanese (N3), French
Intermediate: Mandarin Chinese
Beginner: Hungarian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Dutch
Dabbling: Arabic, Malay, Hindi
I was born in South Africa, and grew up in Pakistan, France, the UAE and Japan, and now I’m in Singapore. I’ve always been fascinated by the possibilities that language offers to break down barriers and connect with people. As such, my passion in life is learning languages and figuring out the best way to learn more. The process of learning a new skill and exploring new cultures that makes the hours put in all worth it.
Since 2009, I have immersed myself in languages and developing efficient learning methods, sharing my process and progress on YouTube to an audience of over 277K.
Despite being active in the language community online and regularly speaking at language events, I don’t actually do languages full time. I work as a UI/UX designer and design manager by day, exploring design systems and the intersection of design and languages.
Thanks for stopping by, and feel free to say hello.
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