In the summer, Renáta Kamenárová became the new head of the Slovak Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. It is the only programme of its kind in the US.
On the Spectator College podcast, she speaks about her rich experience in teaching Slovak to foreigners, including amusing moments.
American professor Benjamin Sorensen, who has been learning Slovak for several years, explains what he finds most difficult about the Slovak language and shares his favourite Slovak words such as dreľej.
Exam topic: The countries whose language I am learning
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The Spectator College is a programme designed to support the study and teaching of English in Slovakia, as well as to inspire interest in important public issues among young people.