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Confessions of a teenage polyglot

24 Apr

Here is an interview with Timothy Doner who taught himself 20 languages:

“During the past few years, I’ve been referred to in the media as “The World’s Youngest Hyperpolyglot” — a word that sounds like a rare illness. In a way it is: it describes someone who speaks a particularly large number of foreign languages, someone whose all-consuming passion for words and systems can lead them to spend many long hours alone with a grammar book.”

Definitely worth reading.

And don’t miss his TED talk:

 

 

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