10 Amazing Polyglots You Won't Believe

10 Amazing Polyglots You Won't Believe Published on Jun 22, 2017
A polyglot is a person who is able to speak many languages. Some polyglots seem to have a knack for picking up languages that is little short of breath-taking. Some people who speak multiple languages are already famous, whilst others became famous for their incredible linguistic abilities. Here is our list of ten amazing polyglots. (They have a mixture of modern and historical polyglots on the list.)

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A French polyglot practicing 24 languages - YouTube Video

A French polyglot practicing 24 languages

1) 00:27 French
2) 01:09 German
3) 02:14 English
4) 03:09 Latin
5) 04:27 Spanish
6) 05:32 Portuguese
7) 06:50 Italian
8) 07:58 Modern Greek
9) 08:54 Finnish
10) 09:50 Swedish
11) 10:44 Hungarian
12) 11:57 Czech
13) 12:55 Polish
14) 14:31 Russian
15) 15:48 Arabic
16) 17:20 Turkish
17) 18:06 Hindi
18) 19:20 Indonesian
19) 20:32 Mongolian
20) 21:49 Vietnamese
21) 22:53 Cantonese
22) 24:15 Korean
23) 25:18 Japanese
24) 26:58 Mandarin Chinese
25) Hebrew... (different video)
26) Persian... (different video)

"Hi! In this video, I am practicing most of the languages I've studied so far. I am not very good at speaking many of them and actually I am not a 'hyperpolyglot' as one could expect in reading the title of the video. I am just a monolingual fond of learning various foreign languages. Your comments and suggestions written in various languages are very welcome. Thanks a lot!"

The Harmony of Listening & Reading in Language Learning - Polyglot Progress

"Today Matt discusses the benefits which come from reading and listening simultaneously in language learning!"

An interesting video with Math from Polyglot Progress talking about listening and reading in language learning. My thoughts are a lot like his. About the only thing that I would add, is that I also like to watch Russian videos on YouTube that have accurate subtitles (not automated).

I'm positive that what he says helped me increase my vocabulary and listening comprehension. When I find a video at YouTube that I understand well, it's always contains a lot of words and phrases about a topic I've read and read and read and read some more about. For instance... I understand Russian videos about languages and grammar. I can listen to these kinds of videos nearly without referring to subtitles these days. But if I were to watch a movie about geckos, I'd end up needing much more help. I thought of geckos because of this collection at Zazzle. I'm not r…

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If you're looking for a Russian-English dictionary that includes information such as the gender of the noun, and the accent, check out the Compact Oxford Russian Dictionary. I own one myself and use it regularly.There are plenty of options when it comes to dictionaries, but this one has a great reputation.

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Wonder Woman Posters
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Memorabilia these days can be customized. I am not sure what that'll do to the pawn shops trade in the distant future, but for now it's sure a lot of fun to create your own gifts! The Wonder Woman store at Zazzle is full of classic comics images and covers, along with photography from the brand new movie!