Most people think that the older you get, the harder it is to learn a new language. That is why they believe that children learn more easily than adults. (1)_________________________. Is it true that children learn a foreign language more easily than adults? One report, on 2,000 Danish children studying Swedish, showed that the teenagers learned more, in less time, than the younger children. (2)_________________________. There are several possible explanations for these results. For one thing, adults know more about the world and therefore are able to understand meanings more easily than children. (3)_________________________. Therefore, it seems that the common belief that children are better learners than adults may not be true.