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On Sat, Nov 24, 2001 at 11:50:13PM -0500, Scott Chase wrote:
> >> I wouldn't say one's native language is imitated so much as learned.
> >Don't you think imitation plays a large part in such learning?
> I'm not sure about native language, but learning second languages can be a
Is that relevant?
> One could imitate the sounds of the words one hears when trying to learn
> pronunciation of words as one learns a second language.
"Could"? It's absolutely essential, isn't it?
> Rolling r's as in
> Spanish or some of the German word pronunciations might be a little awkward.
I don't the relevance of difficulty. Or, as I said to Wade, that it needs
to be right first time to be considered imitation.
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