01/08/2014 05:07 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

How Gisele Bündchen Learned English

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Supermodel Gisele Bündchen revealed to Late Night host Jimmy Fallon how she learned to speak English when she first arrived in New York in the mid-1990s. No, she didn’t get a tutor or even really teach herself – the Victoria’s Secret veteran relied on music to learn the language – specifically cassette tapes of Boyz II Men and Mariah Carey.

“They were great teachers, so I have to thank them one day if I ever meet them in person. They were very inspiring,” she told Fallon Monday night.

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