"I don't know how I knew this word, I just knew it."
Have you ever found yourself in a conversation where you speak without thinking?
In a moment like that, you trusted your gut. But how the heck does your GUT know another language?
In today's episode, Lindsay and I talk about the magic of using your language intuition. The episode is a fun discussion, and a bit of a search for answers. Join us to hear about
the powerful ways your brain helps you develop a sense of what's correct
what your gut feeling has to do with whether you feel fluent in another language
how you can use your environment and mood to boost this sense of intuition in order to become a better speaker
training your language intuition by adding lots of input
3 Books I've Read To Learn More About "Fast Thinking"
Thinking, Fast and Slow - still reading this at the moment, and it's well worth my time. In the show I read a tiny bit from chapter 5 (cognitive ease).
Becoming Fluent - I know I recommend this every 20 minutes, but there's a reason!
Blink - Classic Malcolm Gladwell
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