“Language is like jazz: both are spontaneous compositions derived from a finite set of elements (notes or words). But the jazz analogy may compel people to think that they simply don’t have the talent. What they don’t realise is how obsessively John Coltrane practiced, repeating scales and arpeggios over and over again to build up the skills he would need to make that freeform composition on the stage seem so effortless.” — Expatica.com
“Almost all the adults I know think learning a new language in adulthood is impossible….The biggest hurdle to learning a language is psychological.” Expatica.com’s recent article “Language learning for adults and how to make it work” recommends that adult learners take it slow and steady, take a class, read intriguing content in the target language, and relax.
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