Today I am answering a listener question from Jessica who is an English native speaker, but so advanced in German that she wants to use it to learn a third language, Spanish.
Can you learn a language through another language? Of course!
Here are some advantages:
- You boost your 2nd language as well as your 3rd - double result!
- Sometimes you can find much better materials, for example when learning an African language through French (more about this here)
- You gain a fascinating new perspective on the language you have been learning for many years
Some people say this is a more efficient way to learn, but is that really true? In this episode, I've got some answers and I share my own experiences of language learning in different settings.
Thank you to Sophie for this episode introduction in Thai.
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