IWTYAL 106: How useful is laddering?

Fernando asks: “How useful is laddering?”

In this episode:

  • Laddering = Using one foreign language to learn another
  • Two possible reasons for doing this: 1) The languages are very similar, 2) Just as a challenge!
  • Learning a language quickly requires focus and efficiency
  • I would personally find laddering for the sake of it rather inefficient and confusing
  • There are better ways of using your time in order to get your practice in

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