Saying ‘the’ in German
October 12, 2015
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“Infants have various often-overlooked advantages: cognitive and social plasticity; unembarrassability; nothing to do all day but learn. And adults labor under the opposite cluster of properties.
But adulthood also brings benefits: mature intellectual appreciation of the task; access to sources other than personal interaction.
Adults can learn new languages, especially given a good grounding in practical phonetics. I could learn German. If it weren’t for all the other things I have to do.”
Read more @ http://chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2015/10/11/saying-the-in-german/
Languages do matter!