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CONLANG  September 2004, Week 1

CONLANG September 2004, Week 1

Subject:

Re: Language Fluency

From:

"Mark P. Line" <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 1 Sep 2004 14:25:26 -0500

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Chris Bates said:
>
> its not a problem of course if your
> aim is passive understanding (as in reading), but it is you intend to
> speak or write those languages. I'm not saying its impossible... just
> that it takes more mental discipline and practice to separate the two,
> than if you were learning two (or more) unrelated languages.

Again, I don't think "practice" (in the sense of speaking or writing) is
very much involved at all in the process of foreign language acquisition.

In any