BIRKENBIHL APPROACH: BRAIN FRIENDLY ACCELERATED LANGUAGE LEARNING

June 27, 2019

Learners are supposed to pronounce right from the start. Either during the learning of vocabulary or during class (speaking the target language from the first moment). While this approach is believed to be particularly “modern” it is not brain-friendly. Consider that babies listen to language for months before they try to imitate some of the sounds heard over and over while we expect language learners to immediately imitate sounds they are not yet familiar with.

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World Travel & Tourism Council

The World Travel & Tourism Council is the forum for business leaders in this dynamic industry. With Chief Executives of some one hundred of the world's leading Travel & Tourism companies as its Members, WTTC has a unique mandate and overview on all matters related to Travel & Tourism. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world's largest industries, employing approximately 292 million people and generating over 10 % of world GDP.

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Infographic | July 11, 2021

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Infographic | January 22, 2020

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World Travel & Tourism Council

The World Travel & Tourism Council is the forum for business leaders in this dynamic industry. With Chief Executives of some one hundred of the world's leading Travel & Tourism companies as its Members, WTTC has a unique mandate and overview on all matters related to Travel & Tourism. WTTC works to raise awareness of Travel & Tourism as one of the world's largest industries, employing approximately 292 million people and generating over 10 % of world GDP.

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