Diligently studying foreign languages, people tend to take their language for granted. Is it possible to somehow lose the language in which you talk to your childhood? However, French journalist Celine Graset, for several years living and working in England, says to forget their native language is not only quite possible, but even fairly easily. 'Arriving in England – she says – I would as soon as possible to become his own in the new environment. So I tried to communicate only with English-speaking and has not sought to maintain no relationship with former compatriots. Become her I was quite successful. I've made a lot of English-speaking friends, and my English is getting better and better. Until one day a few years I have not noticed that I started to forget the French language.
" Of course, Celine is recognized, it does not mean that once you are no longer possible to say a word in their native language. But you start to notice some indications that the native language as it moves to 'background', giving way to a foreign language. Here are the signs marked with Celine: Mixing languages. English words are gradually replaced by native French words increasingly being met in the French proposals. 'They just come to my mind before the words of my mother tongue,' says Celine. Syntactic interference, ie, use in a speech to French designs inherent in the English language. Mispronunciation sounds of their native language. 'For the pronunciation of sounds in different languages use different muscles.