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Can you 'plateau' while learning a language?

Does plateau exist? It has been experienced by many language learners and brief googling is bound to produce many articles on the subject, e.g., this one, this one, or this one. I think that the ...
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Is thinking speech just in brain less effective than speaking aloud, to improve speaking skills?

Developing physical skills Mastering foreign language is not only a mental, but also a physical skill - producing correct sounds and chaining them in understandable words requires exercising - just ...
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Why don't Chinese people who are eager to practice English simply practice with each other?

General points Foreign language is usually learn in order to communicate with the native speakers of this language (in addition to passively absorbing information from sources in the target language). ...
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Are learning and acquistion the same?

It's a matter of usage. In colloquial usage, they are largely interchangeable. In linguistic usage, the distinction begins to emerge in the late 50s / early 60s with the debate between Skinner and ...
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What are some effective options for an American with no nearby Korean-speakers to learn Hangul?

Consider joining a language exchange, google gives you many sites. There, you and another person "exchange" languages, one you know and another you want to learn and the other person knows. ...
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