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Re: OT: Speech Therapy (was Re: Re: Slightly OT: French as a second language)

From:Dan Sulani <dnsulani@...>
Date:Friday, November 30, 2001, 11:10
On 30 Nov, Andreas Johansson wrote:


> You never know - a girl here at Uni tells me that knowing Farsi (her L1)
> a big help when learning French. She speaks Swedish and English, which
> help with the vocab, but she claims that the French verb system is alot > closer to Farsi's than to Swedish's or English's.
Now _that_ is interesting! Considering how distantly related Farsi and French are, and the fact that the two speech communities are not close geographically, assuming that she is correct, I wonder what the explanation is. Dan Sulani ------------------------------------- likehsna rtem zuv tikuhnuh auag inuvuz vaka'a. A word is an awesome thing.


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