It turns out that with the same amount of time and effort, adults are just as capable as children at learning a new language quickly. Photo (cc) flickr user tilitran
You’ve heard it said before, “Kids learn foreign languages more quickly than adults.” And you’ve probably—if you’re struggling to learn a foreign language yourself—let out a deep, tormented sigh of jealousy. “Why didn’t I start learning this while I was still young?!” you ask yourself, wringing your hands. “When my brain was still so fresh and absorbent!” But have you ever thought to stop and ask yourself if the statement is actually true?
This is a preview of Good News for Adult Language Learners.