The Great Language Game

New year, new luck. Let’s start it with a bit of fun.
Here’s a fun online game for travellers and expats (and possibly linguists) to challenge your knowledge of languages, well… how to distinguish between 80 different languages of the world. You get to pick between a multiple choice of languages, getting more complex as the game goes on. At the end of each round you get to review and learn about the languages you missed, so it even has some educational value here.…

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Languages are keys to new worlds. How do you relate to them?

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We live in a time where speaking 3 or 4 languages is not extraordinary anymore; it is so much more common to be multilingual these days. Multilingual people use several languages in everyday life. Some people call them gifted and intelligent, others doubt they can fully master any one of those languages.

Be it your mother tongue or a language you acquired later in life, I certainly agree that you have to keep in touch with each language. You will lose its fine-tuning if you stop using it. Besides interest in grammar and attention to detail, it helps being aware …

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