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You’re never too old to become fluent in a foreign language (The conversation)


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10 mai 2018, 11:43 CEST - Monika Schmid, University of Essex

A new study on second language learning has recently taken the media by storm. A range of headlines – from the BBC to the Daily Mail and The Guardian – all trumpeted the depressing message that it’s impossible to become fluent in a foreign language after around age ten. All of these reports dramatically misrepresented the findings from the study, and the message they sent is flat-out wrong.

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