Learning foreign language is harder for visually impaired people

19.10.2020

Graphic: Visualization of a person with a visual impairment who has trouble receiving visual signals while learning a foreign language; Copyright: RUDN University

A linguist from RUDN University suggested that visual impairment may affect the perception of unfamiliar sounds, specifically when studying a foreign language. Visually impaired people experience more difficulties when studying a foreign language due to their inability to receive visual signals.