Polyglotism and Transcultural interest

Polyglotism and transcultural interest go hand in hand. This is the main reason you can find a lot of transcultural interest in polyglots. When people are involved in learning several languages, the polyglotism and cultural awareness also gets increased. Polyglots and cultural diversity in fact can be considered as two sides of the same coin.

It is essential to know as to how polyglotism and transcultural interest are related. People who are polyglots will undoubtedly know various aspects of different languages. They would have interest in travelling as well and travelling brings in a lot of experience and knowledge. When they travel to a lot of places and countries, they will be exposed to the way they live, their eating habits and their lifestyle. They will also know the importance of the various festivals that they celebrate. All these things will collectively contribute to the culture of a particular place. By this, they will surely have knowledge of various cultures and it will also contribute to the transcultural interest.

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Last Living Speakers of Dying Languages

There are many different polyglots all over the world and some of them speak languages that are dying. However, not all of the polyglots on the list of the living polyglots speak the endangered languages, but they do concentrate on learning several languages. There are many others, however, who do speak them.

Just because these languages are dying out doesn't mean that they aren't important because they are. At one point these languages were spoken on a daily basis between family and friends. These languages need to be learned or least documented at the very least before they die. These last people who speak the languages are doing whatever they can to help and benefit these languages.

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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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