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Debunking the fluency myth: how Lingo Flamingo helps relocate the joy in language learning

Through watching older adults engage with the material in our multi-sensory language classes, I have seen the value in language learning simply for learning’s sake. When we subtract the focus on fluency from learning a language, we enable tutors to explore novel teaching ideas, and students to enjoy the process of being immersed in a different culture and context: perhaps through sampling traditional Spanish churros or by listening to some of Germany’s finest Schläger. My time at Lingo Flamingo has led me to reconsider the importance of fluency, and focus instead on the ways in which language learning is a tool for enjoyment and fun.

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