Español y El cerebro

Kylie Hill

What parts of the brain do we use when learning a second language?

Young learners use the same part of their brain when learning a second language as when they learn their first language.

Older learners use different parts of their brain

Pro's

Native speakers(young learners) adapt and gain an accent and need to learn less to be proficiant in the language.

Older learners use strategies from their first language to learn their second. They also have greater control ovee input proficiency. You can use strategies from your first language to help learning another.

What it takes to learn a language

How long does it take to learn a 2nd language?

It takes 2-3 years to be proficiant in a language & 4-10 years to be fluent at an academic level.