The best situation for language acquisition is, of course, “immersion” or being a “growing participant” in a particular language community (that’s how you learned your first language!) When I started learning Uyghur in earnest I was in fact part of several new (to me) language communities. Quite early on someone introduced me to Uyghur movies, and in particular, to the Uyghur comedy film Alimjan Bolumsizmu? (“Is Alimjan Good-For-Nothing?”). Now, Uyghur
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