Thought of the Day on Levels and Words

We tend to limit the number of words we use writing or talking to beginners. We give beginners shorter books and textbooks tend to limit the size of the texts. Yet, when we simplify our language we use more words, not less.

Think about describing a piano to a beginner and describing it to an advanced student. Hell, an advanced student knows the word piano. For a beginner you need to describe the size, shape, colors, keys, what an instrument is, how it’s different from other instruments….

Thoughts or is this only bugging me?

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