Friday, May 11, 2012

How do you become fluent in 11 languages?

Sometimes, people believes that they cannot learn a language, although they can. Read the following news from the BBC about a student who speak several languages. Amazing!

How do you become fluent in 11 languages?

BBC. 21 February 2012
Twenty-year-old Alex Rawlings has won a national competition to find the UK's most multi-lingual student.

The Oxford University undergraduate can currently speak 11 languages - English, Greek, German, Spanish, Russian, Dutch, Afrikaans, French, Hebrew, Catalan and Italian.

Entrants in the competition run by the publishers Collins had to be aged between 16 and 22 and conversant in multiple languages.

Alex drew on all his skills to tell BBC News about his passion for learning languages and how he came to speak so many.

Watch the video of Alex Rawlings talking about languages in 11 different languages: How do you become fluent in 11 languages?

In addition, you can meet people who is interested in practicing and exchanging languages in Babelan.

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