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Language learning: Myths and facts

  1. Myth #1 The best way to learn a foreign language is to go to a foreign country
  2. Myth #2 The best way to learn a foreign language is to speak it
  3. Myth #3 It is OK to make mistakes
  4. Myth #4 As a beginner, you’re bound to make a lot of mistakes
  5. Myth #5 You are a foreigner, therefore you will always have a foreign accent
  6. Myth #6 If you didn’t learn a foreign language as a child, you will never be fully proficient in its grammar
  7. Myth #7 Studying pronunciation is not important