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Old 28th August 2010, 09:01 PM   #1
Margot
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Default Speaking of Thinking of Speaking.....

.......How language transforms thought and vice versa

When you've "had it" and are about to give up......
If mastering a new language sometimes seems - oh God, just impossibly difficult - read this and then take comfort in the fact that at least you're probably not attempting to learn a tongue such as Guugu Yimithir - which requires geographic rather than egocentric spacial thinking

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/29/ma...anguage-t.html
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