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    Question "Missed that window"?

    By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer Lauran Neergaard, Ap Medical Writer Tue Jul 21, 3:08 am ET
    WASHINGTON The best time to learn a foreign language: Between birth and age 7. Missed that window? New research is showing...


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    May I ask what is the meaning of "Missed that window"
    That means the editor use the "window" to describe "a fast & good channel for learning languages?


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    Re: "Missed that window"?

    So, you didn't learn a foreign language between birth and age 7?

    The stated period of time represents a window of opportunity. You can take advantage of it, or miss it.

    Greg

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    Thumbs up Re: "Missed that window"?

    Quote Originally Posted by dragn View Post
    So, you didn't learn a foreign language between birth and age 7?

    The stated period of time represents a window of opportunity. You can take advantage of it, or miss it.

    Greg
    Thanks, Greg!
    I will remember the "a window of opportunity"!

    I need to be more diligent, work on English and force that window become bigger again!!!

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