Sorry Pimsleur. Sorry Rosetta Stone and all the others. The bad news is that it takes hard work and concerted effort for adults to learn a foreign language.
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Not only do proverbs teach language but culture as well. Proverbs often embody what can be most pleasing about learning another language -- a surprising change in perspective.
It's common knowledge that to really learn another language you need an immersion experience. But since most of us can't pack our bags and move to Florence or Kyoto, we sadly store away our dreams and think... someday.
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