Three years ago when we started Marathon Sprachen, we chose the name because we knew that learning a language is very similar to learning to run a marathon. Language learning is not based on learning facts, but learning skills. Like learning to run long distance, one needs to practice daily. Learning German means learning a new way of thinking and using different facial muscles.
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