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Reflecting on the ‘It’s just like learning to swim’ Analogy


A Spanish professor on sabbatical enrolls in a beginning swim class and comes face to face with old adage that learning a language is like learning to swim.

Responses from: Lisa Merschel, Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco, Natalia Jacovkis, and Amy Rossomondo

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