Episode 144

Maintaining Old Languages While Learning New Ones

July 22nd, 2019

27 mins 20 secs

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About this Episode

How can you keep an older language fresh while starting on a new one?

Do you have to worry about forgetting everything you've learnt within weeks?

This week, head over to the blog for detailed notes and an article on this topic:
Click or tap here to read the blog article on www.fluentlanguage.co.uk

Conclusions:

  1. You can’t just forget a language, but in order to keep it fresh you need to engage in maintenance activities and accept a learning curve when you immerse again
  2. Learning more languages, even at the same time, is awesome
  3. But don’t expect miracles, consider your goals and limitations
  4. Interference is a normal process of language acquisition

Thank you to Bonnie for this episode introduction.

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