How many different languages would you want to know? ( whether you could learn t

Jump to Last Post 1-19 of 19 discussions (19 posts)
  1. suncat profile image56
    suncatposted 7 years ago

    How many different languages would you want to know? ( whether you could learn them easily or...

    not ). Which ones?

  2. barbergirl28 profile image83
    barbergirl28posted 7 years ago

    I speak English, but I want to become fluent in Spanish (since I already kind of know it). I also want to learn Sign Language. I just love that form of language. I know it is a necessity for some, but I just find it a beautiful way of expressing oneself.

    Other than those, I guess I wouldn't mind learning German... just because I think in general the language sounds mad all the time... so when my husband pisses me off I could just yell at him in German.

  3. tomsum profile image82
    tomsumposted 7 years ago

    I am currently learning to speak Dutch.

    English is my native language. If I could snap my fingers and learn any language I want, well, I would learn them all smile

    Once I learn Dutch fluently though I would like to learn Spanish.

  4. Rimzim profile image60
    Rimzimposted 7 years ago

    I know Hindi & English also want to learn Urdu.

  5. deak profile image81
    deakposted 7 years ago

    I speak Hungarian, Serbian, Croatian, English, German and would love to learn French, Japanese and Chinese languages.
    One is worth as many people as the languages one knows.

  6. viplove09may profile image64
    viplove09mayposted 7 years ago

    i want to learn spanish and french and i know english,hindi and gujrati

  7. profile image47
    chinesebirthchartposted 7 years ago

    I know English, Russian, Ukrainian. I would like to learn Spanish.

  8. badegg profile image80
    badeggposted 7 years ago

    I would like to be able too speak enough different languages just to be able to drive across this country and understand everyone that I encounter.

  9. guy1973 profile image60
    guy1973posted 7 years ago

    I'm tri- lingual, i speak English, french, and creol, i can understand a little bit of italian. I was learning portuguesse when i was in brazil, and was getting quite good at it, and it was such a big dissapointment when I had to move away. as i love travelling I love meeting new people and learning new languages. I have a friend of mine who can speak 11 languages.very impressive.

  10. arb profile image80
    arbposted 7 years ago

    I know one proficiently and spend half my time dazed,confused and misunderstood. Can't imagine the mess I would be in if that were multiplied by different languages. Tried sign language once and that damn, one finger, kept gettin in the way. The only time I wish I knew another language is when she says, "we need to talk", but, my experience tells me that she would speak it fluently.

  11. Dachusblot profile image55
    Dachusblotposted 7 years ago

    Whether I could learn them easily or not makes a difference! If I could do it, I'd want to learn every language there is (even the dead ones!). However, at the moment I am only fluent in English, though I am able to carry on basic conversations in Spanish, Italian and Russian. I would really like to perfect my knowledge in these languages, and also learn Hindi, Vietnamese, Cantonese, and Portuguese!... Oh and German too.

  12. fundguru profile image60
    fundguruposted 7 years ago

    Well my mother tongue is German, in school I learned English, French and Latin, during my university studies in addition I learned some Dutch. And I am a native Frisian and so also speak Frisian.

    Some of my relatives live in Spain so that I learned over the years a few sentences and with French and Latin I already can read a lot of Spanish, so probably the next language will be Spanish.

    But I am also interested in exotic languages like Hebrew and Arab. These languages use totally different letters and write from right to the left.

    I think it is good in business to know many languages.

  13. hannah08 profile image56
    hannah08posted 7 years ago

    I want to learn French, mandarin and Italian languages.:-)

  14. dingdondingdon profile image55
    dingdondingdonposted 7 years ago

    Mandarin would be good! Failing that, Spanish. That would definitely come in useful.

  15. profile image57
    Earthmother Maraposted 7 years ago

    I would like to speak and understand all languages. I communicate in several, all of them Indo-European, but am aware of how inadequate I am in all. I believe that language is a wonderful tool to forge friendships with. Next, I would like to learn a language from a different root such as Arabic or Mandarin. I believe each language we use allows us to form different thought patterns.

  16. Rev. Akins profile image75
    Rev. Akinsposted 7 years ago

    I would like to learn how to speak Spanish and Chinese, but I would like to learn how to read in Hebrew, Ancient Greek, German and French. I am a minister and a significant amount of the literature that i would like to read to increase my biblical knowledge was written in German (by Martin Luther) or French (by John Calvin). I grew up in the southwest and would like to know Spanish, as it is spoken frequently in shops and businesses. I would also like to learn Chinese because I personally see that being the language that the all international business will be using in the next few years and while not a business person I would like to know what is going on beyond my own backyard. Nice question, looking forward to reading all the answers!

  17. KimberlyAnn26 profile image57
    KimberlyAnn26posted 7 years ago

    I would love to learn to speak Spanish and Portuguese!!

  18. poorconservative1 profile image61
    poorconservative1posted 7 years ago

    Every language that there is, wouldn't that be cool. But that's not gonna happen. Does anyone have a universal translator for sale?

  19. indo smile profile image55
    indo smileposted 7 years ago

    I want to learn English more cause everyday I used Indonesion n Malay language

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)