How many languages is it possible to speak for a human - Polyglotism?

When you sit for a polyglot dinner, it is generally assumed that most people will converse in English. But there would be intermittent trial periods when they would switch languages to gauge each others’ comfort level, most common being German. Italian, Spanish, French and Russian come close. Again if the purpose of the dinner is practicing then they might try out rarer languages like Hebrew, Welsh, Esperanto etc. But whatever language you choose, two polyglots meeting and speaking out languages to each other is great fun.
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Learning new languages is not a rocket science



Learning foreign languages is considered a very difficult job, but it is not. Obviously, anything new is difficult but with hard work and consistency, it can be made understandable and simple. Speaking languages other than your vernacular may seem intricate at first, but once you follow the following points, it would not be as difficult as you have visualized it would be.

Primarily, you need to be ready to learn a language. You need to be ready to give it time and attention. If it is not possible, you should not consider this at all. Once you have decided to go for it, follow these leads. Read the history of the respective language to get an overview of what you are going to learn. A little introduction to new concepts is always helpful in understanding it. Then, you need to know your way of learning. Everyone has his own way of learning things, some catch up things visually, while others comprehend a concept by hearing. Go for your own way, do not see how others are doing or you will be confused. If you are a good listener, ask your mother or tutor to read the word to you after you have had your class. If you understand by viewing, write the different sentences on a board and repeat them. It is entirely up to your style of doing things.
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