“Children’s brains are like sponges! It’s easy for them to learn”
“My older brain is full of information, so it’s harder for me to learn and remember things”
We use kids as an excuse for why we feel that we can’t learn as an adult.
It is true that children learn a language more quickly and with greater precision than adults. The problem is, people accept this and say, “well I’m not a child anymore so I won’t be able to learn a language very well”.
This is the biggest mistake a learner can make. (more…)