We all speak at least one language. Most humans on earth learned more than one in their childhood. However, especially in the developed world, for various economic and social reasons, adults believe that they must, or decide that they should learn a foreign language. However, as adults we get stuck in a situation where we are expected to be able to speak and understand a foreign language in order to learn the foreign language.
In this video I attempt to communicate some facts about linguistics and language learning. It is my first illustrated video. I am working on the next one now.
Morris A. Gevirtz is a linguist, learner and language educator. His greatest passion is learning about language and human cognition. He owns a small language teaching enterprise in Istanbul, Turkey. In his free time, he enjoys making videos about language and culture, identifying wildflowers, birdwatching, hiking, and generally getting involved with small projects like cooking, wine-making, gardening, etc.