Michael Erard

The World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners

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Hour 2:           How many languages do you speak and what makes some of us better-equipped to learn languages that others? We’ll talk this hour with linguist and writer Michael Erard whose new book is “Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners” (Free Press, 2012).

  • http://studytunes.org/ Ms. Claire

    As a quadra-lingual language teacher who only spoke English until I was 15, I relied on my inherent desire to understand other people.  Unfortunately many of my students don’t have that, so I rely on getting them to listen to language-learning music like StudyTunes or current pop.

  • http://studytunes.org/ Ms. Claire

    As a quadra-lingual language teacher who only spoke English until I was 15, I relied on my inherent desire to understand other people.  Unfortunately many of my students don’t have that, so I rely on getting them to listen to language-learning music like StudyTunes or current pop.

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