Music and language ear training are somewhat related – a lot of the same areas of the brain are used for both, and learning music can improve your ability with languages.
There are many parallels to draw between learning music and learning a language.
- The vocabulary of a language can be compared to the building blocks of music like intervals and chords.
- Improving your expression and intonation is similar to improving your accent in a foreign language.
- Learning more about music theory and doing ear training is like studying your grammar, voca