The Myth of Second Language Acquisition

"The tale of becoming bilingual is like that of Tantalus reaching towards that succulent fruit and watching it retreat from his grasp—one never feels quite able to achieve semantic satisfaction. Few know the myth of second language acquisition, but herein lies the tale of how man learned to speak in tongues."

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BILD is a critical sociolinguistic blog started by members of McGill's Department of Integrated Studies in Education with the goal of discussing our language experiences in the multilingual setting of Montreal.