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Are there any studies which address the effectiveness of studying multiple related languages simultaneously?

According to The Polyglot Dream, Choose two languages that are distinct from each other. Languages that are similar can overlap by way of words, grammar, emotions, memories, and other factors, ...
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Are there any studies which address the effectiveness of studying multiple related languages simultaneously?

For young children learning similar languages simultaneously usually is not a problem, however for adults this could be a challenging. This mainly depends on the methodology being used, certain ...
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Are there any studies which address the effectiveness of studying multiple related languages simultaneously?

I found some interesting articles instead of the studies, but they should suffice. The first article by FluentU lists five major advantages in learning multiple languages at the same time: good for ...
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Can I read nynorsk due to learning bokmål?

The short answer is that if you are fluent/advanced in Norwegian and can read Bokmål, then you will be able to read Nynorsk without much trouble. In the situation that you are an intermediate reader ...
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Does the phenomenon of being able to read related languages have a name?

Mutual Intelligibility is a relationship between languages or dialects in which speakers of different but related varieties can readily understand each other without prior familiarity or special ...
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Are there any studies which address the effectiveness of studying multiple related languages simultaneously?

EuroComRom advocates for learning all the Romance languages at the same time, when your goal is just reading -and I assume listening too-. The confusion concerns addressed by other questions becomes ...
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How can an advanced learner in an FL context get rid of grammatical errors?

One can take several approaches, which can also be combined. A haphazard approach: Always carry a notebook (or a digital equivalent) with you in which you can make notes about things that create ...
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Specific techniques for learning Danish and Norwegian at the same time

In my experience, it is better to reach at least B2 in one language before attempting one of its close relatives. For example, my Spanish and Mandarin have reached a point where I can dabble in French ...
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Should I start studying Norwegian when living in Denmark and about to move to Norway?

Cost is one of the obvious differences. But again, for some people (time-rich and money-poor) 3000 for such course is a significant expense. For others, it might be a smart investment to be able to ...
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Are there any studies which address the effectiveness of studying multiple related languages simultaneously?

I'm not sure there are any formal studies (especially a proper controlled study) that answer your question, but in this video, Professor Arguelles describes a way to simultaneously (or at least in a ...
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