Are women really better at learning languages?

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Are women really better at learning languages?

Message  gerardM le Mer 15 Jan - 22:10

Hi everyone,


The Telegraph
Are women really better at learning languages?

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When it comes to education, females have certainly been covering lost ground. Girls now outperform boys in GCSEs and women outnumber men at most UK universities.


In the field of language learning, there has been a long-standing idea that females are also more adept at languages than males, excelling in their native tongue and also foreign language study. But is there any truth behind this theory, or is it just academic folklore?

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