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
- 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
- Learning more languages, even at the same time, is awesome
- But don’t expect miracles, consider your goals and limitations
- Interference is a normal process of language acquisition
Thank you to Bonnie for this episode introduction.
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