Everyone is a linguist!

language acquisition linguistics Feb 08, 2021

Over my 20 years as a languages teacher, and the last ten years running Babel Babies, I've heard countless adults tell me they are 'rubbish at languages' and hope they can help their children skip this problem by starting them early.

Let's be clear: if you feel like this, you have probably just not been taught 'foreign' languages in a way that works for you! Every single human is a linguist, from even before birth.

People talk, it's just what humans do.

Because it is a PROCESS, rather than a product, and we all start our journeys somewhere. Watch our video to find out more!

Where would you like your languages to take you or your little ones? Share your goals in the comments!