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Learning Catalan From Spanish and Spanish From English

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Sounds kinda funny, doesn't it? A native English speaker learning Spanish and Catalan from that second language? How can it be done?

Surprisingly, it's very easy; I just do a skill set in the Spanish tree and find the matching skill in Catalan if available. It causes some confusion, sure, but it's easy to work around. In fact, because the languages are so similar, it helps me remember vocabulary better (especially the dreaded conjugations.)

But that's not why I made this discussion. I wanna know if any of you guys are doing something similar, and if it's worked for you.

EDIT: I've been recently informed that this is called "laddering". Sorry for any confusion that might've been caused.

1 year ago

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It is refered to as laddering, in these and some other forums.

1 year ago
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