Most language education is completely backward.
In this episode, I talk about the why a grammar-first approach is totally unnatural and ineffective. You don’t need to study grammar in order to speak a foreign language.
Liberate yourself from outdated methods and start enjoying language learning.
- Children don’t study grammar or literacy until long after they’re already fluent speakers.
- The idea that we can’t adopt strategies from kids is nonsense.
- I cover exactly how you can learn a language without getting bogged by grammar books.
- I go into what ‘language chunking’ is.
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If you’re interested in the methodology and research behind ‘chunking’, read The Lexical Approach by Michael Lewis.