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This is Why I Love Learning Languages – Villagers in Banten, Indonesia Teach me Bahasa Sunda

Try and Watch This Clip Without Smiling This Is Why I Love Learning Languages – Many people ask me how I go about learning languages. As you can see from this clip, I never let an opportunity go to waste! This clip isn’t in the same vain as many of my other clips, but I […]

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Is There More Than Just You and Me? – Getting past Khun คุณ Phom ผม and ดิฉัน DiChan in Thai

What Should I Call You? … Hang On … What Should I Call ME? Have you ever wanted to know how to swear or insult someone in Thai?   Have you ever wondered why you never hear Thais really use ‘Khun’ คุณ and ‘Phom’ ผม or ‘DiChan’ ดิฉัน when they’re talking amongst themselves?   In […]

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The Link Between Music, Improvisation and Language by Polyglot Stuart Jay Raj

In this clip, I take it out on a bit of a different tangent and link the topic of Language and Mind Mastery in with my other passion – Music and JAZZ! I will show you how to me, language and music are one in the same – that is, creating meanings with sounds. When […]

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Mastering the use of การ ‘kan’ and ความ ‘khwam’ to Exponentially Expand Your Thai Vocabulary

There aren’t many sentences in Thai that don’t contain the word / particle การ ‘kan’ or ความ ‘khwam’.  These two particles have meanings of their own, but can also be considered your Swiss Army Knife of nouns in Thai.  You can take almost any word or concept and add one of these babies to them […]

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Revealing Stuart Jay Raj’s Deepest Polyglot Secrets … Welcome to My Library

“You have a natural talent for languages, that’s why you can learn them so well” BOLLOCKS! … It comes from first having a passion about them and then putting in the hard hours. For the first time I have decided to shoot a clip of that which holds my deepest, darkest secrets and is indeed […]

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The People Smugglers – Scum of the Earth Mr. Rudd?

Define Ignorant? Crown Prosecutor: “The Afghani men were standing on either side of you in the boat’s cabin making sure you steered the boat after the captain and his assistant jumped off the boat into the water near Kupang?” Defendant: “Yes” Crown Prosecutor: “What about before the captain jumped off the boat, were the Afghan […]

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Stuart Jay Raj – 101 East ‘The People Smugglers’ on Al Jazeera

Meeting with the Smugglers and the Smugglees – All are Victims (Watch the full documentary below) For those people who have been following my most recent often sporadic posts, you would know that language has taken me into the world of People Smugglers, particularly in Indonesia. I have just spent the past month or so […]

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Learn a Language – Change the World Part 2 – No Money No Funny

Who Wants to Be A Refugee? In Part One ‘Unchartered Waters’, I gave an overview of how language had taken me to many weird and wonderful places.  There are many programmes and groups out there fighting to help and defend the rights of refugees. My views have changed a lot since working on these people […]

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