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Questions tagged [formal-learning]

Questions related to language learning that takes place in a classroom or another context involving a trained teacher.

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What is the fastest known time a person went from not knowing to fluently proficient in a language?

I'm wondering what statistics, if any, are available about some of the fastest known times for the acquisition of a 2nd+ language (from zero knowledge, to some "average" level of fluency and ...
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What are important external factors in formal language learning?

Language learning is influenced by both internal and external factors. Internal factors include cognitive and affective factors such as intrinsic motivation, intelligence, anxiety, previous language ...