People Spontaneously Speak New Languages

Speaking a language also results from access by the subconscious Awareness to a language’s words, pronunciations, and syntax to adeptly speak or write a language. Strings of individual experiences with the language are accessed to form complex streams of recalled experiences with language that enable the person to perform the motor activities of speaking or writing the language. Being able to write and speak a language normally results from being brought up in an environment in which the person experiences use of the language and develops the abilities in his or her repertoire. However, the language abilities also can develop spontaneously because all experiences are accessible, including the complex experiences required to speak and write a language. The phenomenon is called “xenoglossy.”

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