How To Speak Like A Native

reblogged from TIME Ideas

The surprising truth about learning a foreign language:  accent isn’t the most important thing

Can an adult learn to speak a second language with the accent of a native? Not  likely, but new research suggests that we would make better progress, and be  understood more easily by our conversational partners, if we abandoned a perfect  accent as our goal in the language learning process.

Read more: http://ideas.time.com/2012/04/04/how-to-speak-like-a-native/#reblog#ixzz1rCIled00

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