The Lambert Post

Lambert Linguist: Tips from a Speaker of 15 Languages (Part 1)

Born in southeast Slovakia, Skultety was exposed to multiple languages from a young age. By the time he was 15, he had learned Slovakian, Hungarian, Czech, English, and German to a native level. (Although now, he says he has lost the fully native speech of his English and German after so many years.) For more information, read his blog, Forever A Student.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Vladimir Skultety speaks 15 languages. He translates three for a living: English, Slovak, and Mandarin Chinese. Eight of these languages (including the ones he translates) he has learned at a C1-C2 level, the highest grade for fluency according to the Common European Framework of Reference. He is...

Lambert Linguist: Ricardo Arjona (Artist Spotlight)

Arjona took on teaching in rural areas and professional basketball for his national team before settling on music. His music has addressed romance, social issues, and other topics. It has also traveled through pop sounds and a stripped-down acoustic style.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

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Lambert Linguist: Indila (Artist Spotlight)

Though she has only released one album so far, she has already become a French sensation. Her top single not only made platinum in France but it has topped the charts of other countries. For example, her single remained first in Greece for seven weeks, until it was knocked to second by Pharrell Williams'

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

Artist: Indila Language: French Location: Paris, France https://open.spotify.com/album/1r7XjAgjwlakmXC2GbPXjH Adila Sedraïa was born in Paris, France, but she also rises from a mix of Egyptian, Algerian, Indian, and Cambodian heritage. Naming herself as a "child of the world," she is the face of diversity ...