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Do You Have "Frozen Language Syndrome"?

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Another nice article from polyglot Alex Rawlings

http://rawlangs.com/2015/11/05/defrost-languages/

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/josephkt

yep I have chronic frozen language syndrome I use to be able to be good in Spanish but I have not used in in a long time. every time I try to speak it I go blank or Portuguese comes out because. I practice and have more opportunities to speak with portuguese natives than Spanish ones. I

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alex_tv80
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It's about me and my Georgian. It should be my second native language since I used to speak it in childhood. But more than 20 years I had had no chance to speak it. Now I can read Georgian rather fluently but It is really hard to speak.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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That article really strikes a chord. Thanks!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Clarissant

Thank you! This article speaks to me on so many levels … I'm afraid my Italian is frozen at the moment. I'm trying to defrost it by using Duolingo and other stuff. Let's see if that works out. :D

2 years ago