Why are some people fluent in their second language and others not? For the last four decades, this is the question Montréal Professor Norman Segalowitz has been trying to answer. In his recently published, award-winning study, the Concordia University researcher believes he has found the answer. Simply put—practice makes perfect. The more positive opportunities one has to use a second language, be it English or French, the better the chances of becoming fluent in that language. Find out more at Prof seeks key to language fluency [link no longer available] .