There is an optimal time for humans to acquire language. From birth to approximately the teenage years, children are able to learn language or multiple language most efficiently. During this \”window of opportunity,\” children do not need formal training; they simply acquire the language or languages to which they are consistently exposed. Although adults also can learn multiple languages at any age, the most efficient time is up to the teenage years. Why do you think it is easier for children than for adults to learn a second language? Use your resources to back up your answer.