Ukraine: US and Russia hold direct talks in Paris
The US's John Kerry and Russia's Sergei Lavrov are set to meeet faceto face in Paris on Wednesday for what will no doubt be a tense meeting. Brendan Smialowski/AFP
5 March 2014
Many people report forgetting words or phrases from their native language when they learn a second language. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.