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Anyone learn 2 languages at once during med school?

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ThetisAntithesis

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Interested in this as well. Not 2 languages though lol.
I took online Spanish recently and teacher was great. Was hoping to continue but didn't think I'd have time as an incoming MS1.
I think I'll play it by ear, see how it is and if doable, start up again.
 

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Learning two closely related languages simultaneously when starting from scratch will be easy in some ways and difficult in others. On the one hand there's enough common vocab and grammar that you won't have to truly "relearn" two whole languages. OTOH you will inevitably get the two confused.
 

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Why not learn one language and then ladder with the other?

At least you can use anki for both. Language learners on Reddit are the only group of people I know of as staunch in their support of Anki as med students. In fact I don't know if anyone else even knows what Anki is haha.
 
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Why not learn one language and then ladder with the other?

At least you can use anki for both. Language learners on Reddit are the only group of people I know of as staunch in their support of Anki as med students. In fact I don't know if anyone else even knows what Anki is haha.

Is anki popular for languages?
 

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Why not learn one language and then ladder with the other?

At least you can use anki for both. Language learners on Reddit are the only group of people I know of as staunch in their support of Anki as med students. In fact I don't know if anyone else even knows what Anki is haha.
Another reason to be grinding on anki :smack:

Thanks though ill definitely look into that reddit community!
 

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It was literally made for language learning and we just harnessed it's potential.

Wow I didn’t know that. You’d think if it was made for language learning that audio playback would have been built in. Maybe it is. I am not super anki savvy. I just know how to use lightyear lol.
 

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Wow I didn’t know that. You’d think if it was made for language learning that audio playback would have been built in. Maybe it is. I am not super anki savvy. I just know how to use lightyear lol.
I'm no anki expert so I'm not sure exactly how it works, but I've used decks that had audio.
Thanks though ill definitely look into that reddit community!
r/languagelearning is the main one and has a lot of good resources. There are usually subreddits for specific languages with varying quality.
 
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