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  • Mar 18, 2012
  • 07:30 PM

Can you learn to speak a new language in 10 days? Sure, when pigs fly

Dennis Beaver / Hanford Sentinel
According to experts in both the science of learning and, specifically, foreign language acquisition, many of the most highly advertised programs do not deliver anything close to what is often claimed by their persuasive, engaging and yet frequently misleading ads. Learning to speak a foreign language takes motivation, a deep commitment and a great deal of time - often years - depending upon how different the language is from others which you know.


  1. Take a look at Esperanto.

    Details can be seen on

    Brian Barker at 05:59 PM, Mar 19, 2012     Permalink

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