• Question: Do you think language ability is a natural talant? Are some people naturally better at understanding language than others?

    Asked by TomHadden to Wil on 13 Mar 2017.
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      Wilhelmiina Toivo answered on 13 Mar 2017:

      This is a really good question. I do think some people can be naturally a bit better at learning languages, but with effort and a learning strategy that works for them anybody can reach a good level of fluency in a language. So I don’t think it’s all about natural talent! 🙂 Also it depends at which stage of your life you are learning the language – children can learn a language a little bit easier than adults.