Trying to Learn a Foreign Language? Avoid Reminders of Home – ScienceNOW

June 17, 2013

Reminders of one’s homeland can hinder the ability to speak a new language. The findings could help explain why cultural immersion is the most effective way to learn a foreign tongue and why immigrants who settle within an ethnic enclave acculturate more slowly than those who surround themselves with friends from their new country.

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