Top 5 American Polyglots

There are polyglots all over the world. A polyglot is someone who can speak many different languages. The top polyglots of America have learned anywhere, from 11 to 115 different languages. Each of them learned and studied these languages in a different method that best suited them. There are many polyglots in America, but these are the best multilinguists of America.

Alexander Arguelles can read and speak around 36 different languages, including German, Latin, French, Sanskrit and Greek. He says that at age 11 he had a hard time learning French, but has subsequently learned to speak many languages with a lot of hard work and patience. He studies, reads, and practices grammar for hours on end each day. Also, after a period of time the languages just seemed to unravel themselves the more he learned and he could even understand languages he never studied.

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Kenneth Hale - The Polyglot Who Served The Native Languages

All over the world, there are polyglots who study and work hard towards their end goal of polyglotism. Some of them concentrate on the current languages of the world including Spanish, Latin, Greek and many others. While some concentrate on a specific area, such as Kenneth Hale.

Kenneth Locke Hale was born on August 15, 1934 in Evanston, Illinois and passed away on October 8, 2001. While he was a linguist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, his specialty was the endangered languages and those that were not studied before. These included many different Native American including Ulwa and Navajo.

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