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In XKCD Up Goer Five, the author describes the Saturn V rocket using only the thousand most common words in the English language. It's possible to do so, but not practical, convenient, terribly accurate.

Likewise, you can talk about language learning without using the term L1terms "L1" and L2"L2", but it's more verbose. In addition, and when you use L1"L1" and L2"L2" in the context of language learning, and it's standardised vocabulary, as opposed to "First language" and "Second language".

In XKCD Up Goer Five, the author describes the Saturn V rocket using only the thousand most common words in the English language. It's possible to do so, but not practical, convenient, terribly accurate.

Likewise, you can talk about language learning without using the term L1 and L2, but it's more verbose, and when you use L1 and L2 in the context of language learning, and it's standardised vocabulary, as opposed to "First language" and "Second language".

In XKCD Up Goer Five, the author describes the Saturn V rocket using only the thousand most common words in the English language. It's possible to do so, but not practical, convenient, terribly accurate.

Likewise, you can talk about language learning without using the terms "L1" and "L2", but it's more verbose. In addition, when you use "L1" and "L2" in the context of language learning, it's standardised vocabulary, as opposed to "First language" and "Second language".

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In XKCD Up Goer Five, the author describes the Saturn V rocket using only the thousand most common words in the English language. It's possible to do so, but not practical, convenient, terribly accurate.

Likewise, you can talk about language learning without using the term L1 and L2, but it's more verbose, and when you use L1 and L2 in the context of language learning, and it's standardised vocabulary, as opposed to "First language" and "Second language".