On learning languages and the gaining of wisdom

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteWebsite contribution

5 Downloads (Pure)


I’m preparing my lecture on “Internationalization and Multilingualism” for a language teaching conference in Bangkok later this week and I’ve been looking for a pithy proverb or quote about the joys of language learning. I’ve discovered more than I can possibly use and so am sharing some below.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationLanguage on the move
PublisherLanguage on the move
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2014

Bibliographical note

© 2018 Language on the Move. Version archived for private and non-commercial use with the permission of the author/s and according to publisher conditions. For further rights please contact the publisher.


  • 200401 applied linguistics and educational linguistics
  • 200405 language in culture and society (sociolinguistics)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'On learning languages and the gaining of wisdom'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this