On learning languages and the gaining of wisdom

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    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

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


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