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Response to Mme. Defarge (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 22, 2020, 06:56 PM

2. LOL! I'm terrible at languages but needed to learn some basics of several.

I found that the learning systems (eg, Pimsleur) that emphasize learning by hearing taught me very little useful vocabulary, but I did get compliments on my pronunciation when I traveled . The ones that emphasized visual learning were better for me, but emphasized grammar over vocabulary too much. If you don’t have two years of intensive study, repeating the grammar isn’t going to help—you need to know a lot of vocabulary to carry on conversations, read signs, etc.

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