Understand the other, understand the self

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He who knows no foreign language does not truly know his own -Vygotsky

On the surface it may sound surprising but learning a second language actually teaches you more about your own language.

If you really want to understand yourself, try to understand others. The more different the other, the more there is to understand.

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