Inter-comprehension can be explained as two (or more) people communicating together, each using different mother-tongues.  It’s an interesting phenomenon that people tend to do almost subconsciously.  However, it can also be used as a tool in foreign language teaching by exploiting the similarities between languages, and helping people connect what they know of one language with a target language.

Below is a lesson for children that uses games, music, repetition and the principle of inter-comprehension.

Intercomprehension - children and music

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