Older students can better learn rules of new languages, study finds

07/27/2011 | Education Week

Students learning foreign languages at an older age may have advantages over their younger counterparts when it comes to learning the formal rules of the language, a new study finds. Researchers in Israel found that 21-year-old students were better at recognizing and applying language pronunciation rules than 8- or 12-year-old students. The findings suggest that varied approaches to language learning may be effective for students of different ages, the researchers said.

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