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Learning languages with Ara Ghougassian, Co-Founder @ Fluent

Point of No Return podcast

Release Date: 06/18/2021

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On this week’s show, we spoke with Ara Ghougassian, Co-Founder @ Fluent. His website is beautiful and the product itself is even better. Every language platform on the planet focuses on teaching you a new language by using the same, worn-out methods. With Fluent, you're constantly learning words that you actually care about and want to use for your daily life. They are currently available in French as a Chrome Extension and plan on expanding to other languages in the near future.

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On this week’s show, we spoke with Ara Ghougassian, Co-Founder @ Fluent. His website is beautiful and the product itself is even better. Every language platform on the planet focuses on teaching you a new language by using the same, worn-out methods. With Fluent, you're constantly learning words that you actually care about and want to use for your daily life. They are currently available in French as a Chrome Extension and plan on expanding to other languages in the near future. Ara did an incredible job of seeing a problem and then solving it. 

Fluent is a chrome extension that helps you practice new languages while you browse the web. We translate select English words on the websites you're already reading to a new language of your choice. 

 

On the show, we spoke about: 

  • His entrepreneurial journey to co-founding Fluent 
  • The concept of immersive learning 
  • Why being privacy first matters 
  • Competition in their space 
  • Building an operating system for language learning

 

Ara has  infectious enthusiasm and energy. Even though they are just getting started, I wouldn’t bet against them. I hope that you enjoy the conversation!

 

Let us know what you think. What types of guests would you like to see on the show? What topics interest you the most? Send me your thoughts at [email protected]

 

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