Does it ever seem to you that no matter how much homework a student does, how much vocabulary they study, and no matter how good their attendance is, they still don’t make notable progress?
Could it be because they don’t have the competence required to understand linguistic relativity? Do you think some words or concepts are simply un-translate-able?
Culture, language, and cognition seem to be closely intertwined. Here’s a quick intro:
Does language shape how we think? – Linguistics 101