Textkit Logo

Polyglot: How I learn Languages (Kato Lomb)

Here you can discuss all things Ancient Greek. Use this board to ask questions about grammar, discuss learning strategies, get help with a difficult passage of Greek, and more.

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).


I hope you find this helpful.
User avatar
gigas phoberos
Textkit Neophyte
Posts: 75
Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:02 pm
Location: Texas, USA

Re: Polyglot: How I learn Languages (Kato Lomb)

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

Very nice...thank you!
Given the choice between accomplishing something and just lying around, I'd rather lie around. No contest.—Eric Clapton
User avatar
Textkit Neophyte
Posts: 39
Joined: Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:42 am
Location: New Jersey, USA

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.
Textkit Neophyte
Posts: 45
Joined: Thu Nov 08, 2007 1:56 pm

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?
Textkit Member
Posts: 121
Joined: Mon Nov 08, 2004 11:05 am
Location: Treviso, Italy

Return to Learning Greek

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 89 guests