See Full Article at: “Quirks of Fate in Learning Foreign Languages: Article on Brain Development Effects”
There’s a dandy article on ex-pats varying abilities and interests in learning Spanish at Marc Olson’s blog: Language Learning: Why Bother? Marc was a foreign language teacher who offers some superb insights to the links between learning Spanish and really getting to know Mexican culture and Mexicans.
Hopefully, Mr. Olson is not offended by a little cross-pollination between blogs, because his article got our neurons firing and filled our synapses with excellent neuro-transmitters, while considering his observations about expats and learning Spanish. Yucalandia tends towards the analytical and physical, which leads to some different perspectives.
Here goes nothin’…
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Read the full article on “Quirks of Fate in Learning Foreign Languages” at: (or access under Living in Yucatan (see header) )
Quirks of Fate in Learning Foreign Languages: Article on Brain Development Effects”
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