Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners
Publish date: January 10th 2012
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 270
Edition language: English
What does it mean to “know a language”? Is there a magic method for language acquisition? Is the ability to learn a language more hereditary or is it driven by motivation? These are the questions wrapped up in the quest to find the secret of the world’s polyglots -- those individual who know (or at ...
This book quickly began at 5 stars for me, but dropped to three by the end. I did enjoy it, and I do recommend it, however.The author sets the book essentially as an epic quest to find, as the title suggests, the most extraordinary language learners. Really, we're speaking less of people who learn w...