What is it about the minds of good language learners that make them so successful? In our latest episode, Kaitlyn Tagarelli (Linguist, PhD) discusses four critical cognitive abilities that help explain individual differences in language learning achievement.
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Wondering what languages were used in today’s episode?
English | Recording language
Haitian Creole | Bonjou (bon-zhoo) and Na wè pita (nah weh pee-tah) mean “Hello” and “See you later!”
Cantonese | 你好 (nei5 hou2) and 拜拜 (baai1 baai3) mean “Hello” and “Bye-bye!”
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Kaitlyn Tagarelli (Ph.D., Georgetown University) is a linguist and the Head of Research at Mango Languages. She holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Georgetown University, specializing in how the mind and brain learn languages. Aside from geeking out about all things neuroscience and linguistics, she loves hanging out with her family at their Connecticut home, trying to convince them to speak French with her.
George Smith (Ph.D., University of Hawai‛i at Mānoa) is the Linguistics Content Writer at Mango Languages. He holds a Ph.D. in Second Language Studies from the University of Hawai‛i at Mānoa, and conducts research on second language listening, speaking, and vocabulary learning. He is a lifelong teacher and learner who enjoys gabbing about language with his family and friends.
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