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2010/1/3 <deinx nxtxr> <[log in to unmask]>:
> MacLeod Dave wrote:
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>> 2010/1/2 <deinx nxtxr> <[log in to unmask]>:
>>>
>>>       http://www.zompist.com/whylang.html
>>>
>>
>> Love the part about the myth of children being exceptionally talented
>> at learning languages. I wrote the same thing in a post last year.
>>
>> http://www.pagef30.com/2008/08/five-myths-about-languages-and-how-to.html
>
> That's one part of the article I think is not a myth. Children learn better
> in general, not just languages.
>

Sure they do. Put any adult in the same situation (24hr immersion for
10 years) and they would always, always beat the child to fluency.
Remember we're talking about a situation where the adult is also
crassly mocked for making errors. No holds barred.

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