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Polyglot: How I learn Languages (Kato Lomb)

Postby gigas phoberos » Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:19 pm

from wikipedia.org

Kató Lomb, one of first simultaneous interpreters of the world, spoke more than ten languages fluently and she learnt them by gleaning their rules and vocabulary from books (mostly novels), as she described in her book Polyglot: How I Learn Languages (2008), originally published in Hungarian in four editions (1970, 1972, 1990, 1995).

http://tesl-ej.org/ej45/tesl-ej.ej45.fr1.pdf

I hope you find this helpful.
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Re: Polyglot: How I learn Languages (Kato Lomb)

Postby Auberon » Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:07 am

Very nice...thank you!
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Re: Polyglot: How I learn Languages (Kato Lomb)

Postby nov.ialiste » Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:26 pm

I found that a very interesting read. Thanks for posting it.
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Re: Polyglot: How I learn Languages (Kato Lomb)

Postby Misopogon » Mon Jul 06, 2009 1:48 pm

It's very interesting, thanks for posting it. Does anyone know other books on this topic?
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