Babel No More

Babel No More

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An engaging assessment of famous historical qhyperpolyglotq linguistic high achievers who demonstrated an extraordinary capacity for learning and speaking languages explains the sources of such abilities and what their collective talents reveal about the nature of memory and language. By the author of Uma€b: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They college. Presenting these language repertoires (as Ia#39;ve been doing) can seem pointlessly repetitivea€”until you see that he knows languages in four families. Then he added that he speaks Kannada. a€œHow did you learn it?a€ I asked. a€œWellanbsp;...

Title:Babel No More
Author:Michael Erard
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2012-10-02


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