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How many languages is it possible to know?

I admit that I am not a genius. I have never had an idea that I would end up speaking more than one language but it happened.. in my early 20s I found myself speaking more than 4 languages... few years later a coupe of languages came along and I learned them as well... Why? I don't know.
true to be told I didn't go to university for this, I only went for Communication Science. after learning all those languages, it made me believe;
if I can, then anyone can (but maybe not everyone)

How many languages do you speak?
If you could learn one more foreign langues, what would it be?
What stopped you from learning more than one (if you speak only one)
why is it so important to learn any foreign language when we want a global village, and what language should be spoken in that village?

an interesting article to be read about the capacity and ability of human brain in learning and knowing languages:



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    Mar 5 2013: Hi, I'm fluence in Thai (my native language), competant in English and know a bit of Spanish (self-train), German, and Latin.

    I think you can learn as many languages as you like, but to master them is another story. The only way to be good at any language is to use them. When you stop using them for a long time, you tend to forget and loose some skills.
    • Mar 5 2013: Hello Kelwalin

      Many thanks for your comment. sure I agree that it is all about practising. time and practice make the perfection.
      I have to say, I forgot at some lever Russian I used to know. I think is also have to do with unlearning things in order to learn new things concept.

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