What in your opinion makes one person better at learning languages than another?
What makes one person better at learning languages than another? Well, there could be certain reasons or qualities that one person possesses which makes that person a better learner of languages.
Intelligence can be a quality which makes a person better at learning languages than another. Intelligence can affect one’s ability to learn a second language, but it also depends on how keen that person is to learn the language or even if that person is ready to work hard to learn the language. Even if a person is intelligent and grasps things quicker than others but is not motivated to learn to the language then that person wont work for it and wont learn the language.
On the other hand, if a person is not very intelligent but still has the motivation to learn a language, then that person will work hard for it and will succeed. So intelligence might make one person better at learning languages but its not the case always.
Musical ability is another thing which might affect language learning. We can say this because according to some researches mastering a musical instrument improves the way the human brain processes and it trains the brain to work more efficiently. So if a person has some sort of musical ability than that person might be better at learning languages than another person who does not have any musical ability.
If we talk about motivation then I would say motivation also plays a very important role in language learning. Motivation and hard work is the key to success. So if we have a very high level of motivation for something, then we would definitely work hard to achieve success in that thing and we know working hard always pays off. So if a person is motivated to learn languages than that person would be better at learning languages than another person who has a lower motivation level or is not motivated at all.
So these are some of the things which in my...
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