Tristan King


I'm Tristan, a serial language fanatic, adventurer, teacher, student and writer. My biggest passions are travel and learning foreign languages. After studying Japanese in early high school and throughout university, I moved on to German after falling in love with German beer halls; Spanish after drawing inspiration from my Colombian wife; and French (what's not to love about French?).

After making plenty of mistakes, practicing for thousands of hours and having experience living daily life in Japanese-, Spanish- and German-speaking countries, I turned to writing to help others learn languages, and encourage would-be multilinguals to take the plunge.

I live in Melbourne, Australia, hold a Masters of Applied Linguistics from Macquarie University, and write about my passion for languages at

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Conquering Foreign Languages: An Uncommon Guide to Reaching Fluency in Any Language
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This uncommon guide contains real, practical advice for learning any foreign language. This guide will share the techniques that allowed the author to become fluent in 3 foreign tongues, become a Spanish teacher, use the languages in business and converse with locals around the globe. Build your confidence by making language learning part of your everyday lifestyle.

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