6. Becoming a Wizard of Languages with Maria Pinto from Venezuela

Doing Business in English

Apr 25 2022 • 29 mins

This episode is a conversation with María Pinto from Venezuela.  She's a lawyer, teacher, business owner, and renaissance woman. She shares her story and how she was able to recover from a traumatic early experience with English and go on to love English, and eventually start a company with her twin brother, helping others with their English.

María is a treasure trove of tips and inspiration for anyone looking to improve their English and make changes in their lives.

If you want to contact her, she can be reached at wizardoflanguages@gmail.com. Wizard Languages is also on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/wizardoflanguages/ (although, as she says in the conversation, they aren't very active there at the moment).

Near the end, María tells us how to use Google to show us videos of someone pronouncing words in English. In Google, type, "How to pronounce ____________ in English" and it will show you the pronunciation, with an animated drawing of a mouth. When you click on the animation, it will show you how it looks and sounds. You can even try it yourself and it will tell you what you said. Let me know how it goes!

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