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For English speakers: LOTE : Language other than English Second language. note: as stevec has listed also here Additional language Foreign language Language being learned Target language While often referred to as the " mother tongue / language you know / first language / known language " these terms may be called "source language" in ...


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Second language is a good term. I have often seen target language too to speak about the language you are currently learning, but only when you're speaking about learning the language.


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