23: From Struggling With Languages to Becoming The Lead Interpreter of the Beijing Olympics: Ryan Shuken
Have you ever had to create your own path to succeed at something? That is exactly what Venture Capitalist Ryan Shuken did to become fluent in Mandarin Chinese. In fact, he was so successful at it that he ended up being the Lead Interpreter for the Beijing Olympics in 2008 in China. This is a 2 part interview about his amazing language learning story. Come back tomorrow and the day after for the rest of Ryan's inspiring language story.
This recording originally appeared on the Geopats NaPodPoMo podcast in 3 separate episodes:
https://www.stephfuccio.com/napodpomo/16 and has been compiled and added to Geopats Language for your language geekery listening pleasure.
More info: https://www.stephfuccio.com/geopatslanguage/23
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This episode was created with:
-Recording space at Red Door Studio in Shanghai, China (which Ryan started)
-Auphonic,free online leveling software
- Producer, Editor, & Host: Stephanie (Gmail: stephfuccio or WeChat: stephfuccio)
Serial expat who loves diving into the communicative messiness of a global life.