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Persistence might not always be the key to language learning - Free Malaysia Today


Free Malaysia Today

Persistence might not always be the key to language learning
Free Malaysia Today
Inspired by the well-known ease of language learning for children, researchers concluded that adults' more highly developed cognitive skills actually hinder their efforts to pick up a new language and that therefore, concentrated effort might not ...

Learning a New Language: Challenges and Joys - New York Times


Learning a New Language: Challenges and Joys
New York Times
That means having access as a learner to authentic manifestations of the culture in question, which most language-learning tools and courses fail badly at providing. It also means imagining yourself, to a limited but real extent, as an articulator of ...

Inventive, Cheaper Tools for Learning a Language - New York Times


New York Times

Inventive, Cheaper Tools for Learning a Language
New York Times
Not necessarily. But beginners are likely to appreciate these fresh approaches — especially if you've had difficulty sticking with traditional language-learning programs. At the end of this column I've also included some free tools to supplement your ...

Want to Learn a Language? Don't Try So Hard - TIME


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Want to Learn a Language? Don't Try So Hard
TIME
However, as people age, another memory system that is less based on exploratory processes starts to mature, and control the language learning process. “As an adult, you have really useful late-developing memory systems that take over and do everything.”.
There's a Reason Why Learning That Second Language Is So Tough Vocativ
Why Adults Struggle to Pick up New Languages LiveScience.com
Try, try again? Study says no MIT News

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7 Language-Learning Myths That Are Holding Us Back - Forbes


7 Language-Learning Myths That Are Holding Us Back
Forbes
Too many young Americans have bought into language learning myths that have led to the proliferation of a national language deficit. Less than 20 percent of American adults speak a language other than English. Compare that to the more than 50 percent ...

Persistence might not always be the key to language learning: study - The New Age Online


Persistence might not always be the key to language learning: study
The New Age Online
Inspired by the well-known ease of language learning for children, researchers concluded that adults' more highly developed cognitive skills actually hinder their efforts to pick up a new language and that therefore, concentrated effort might not ...
Study: Trying harder makes it more difficult to learn language MINA

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Lingua.ly Launches iPhone App for Natural Language Learning - Tech Cocktail


Tech Cocktail

Lingua.ly Launches iPhone App for Natural Language Learning
Tech Cocktail
Lingua.ly, the digital language learning platform that utilizes content that users engage with on the web to create personalized learning experiences, is now available on iOS. Earlier this year, the company released its Android app, followed by the ...