Second Language Fun Facts

#DidYouKnow that learning a second language helps improve memory? In a study, young adults proficient in two languages performed better on attention tests and had better concentration than those who spoke only one language, irrespective of whether they had learned that second language during infancy, childhood or their teen years. Follow #TheLanguageDoctors for more #funfacts and #translation services! - no-repeat;center top;;

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Spanish Language Fun Facts

Spanish Language Fun Facts DidYouKnow that there is roughly 4,000 Spanish words of Arabic origin? It is estimated that there are about one thousand Arabic roots, and approximately three thousand derived words, for a total of around four thousand words or 8% of the Spanish dictionary. Arabic influence on the Spanish language overwhelmingly dates from…

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Artificial Languages Fun Facts

Artificial Languages Fun Facts #DidYouKnow there are over 200 Artificial #Languages for TV Shows, Movies, Books and exclusive communication? Human civilization has seen around 200 artificial languages since the 17th century. The very first were created by philosophers for exclusive #communication amongst themselves. Much later, artificial languages were invented for other uses such as commerce…

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Mandarin Chinese Fun Facts

Mandarin Chinese Fun Facts #DidYouKnow Mandarin Chinese is the language with the most speakers in the world? It has roughly 1.1 billion speakers, while English has ~980 million and Hindu ~540 million. The native name for Mandarin, Putonghua, literally means “common speech”, although in Taiwan people call it Guoyu – “national language”. Follow #TheLanguageDoctors for…

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French Speakers Fun Facts

French Speakers Fun Facts #DidYouKnow French is the main #Foreign #Language taught in the UK? By the nineteenth century, when schooling became widespread, French remained the language of diplomacy and culture. German was the second modern foreign language, especially for those concerned with fields in which Germany excelled, such as chemistry. Follow #TheLanguageDoctors for more…

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Spanish Speakers Fun Facts

Spanish Speakers Fun Facts #DidYouKnow that the U.S. has the second-highest number of #Spanish speakers? With Mexico at ~125 million, the U.S. follows second with ~55 million according to a study from the Instituto Cervantes. And finally, Colombia follows a close 3rd with ~50 million. Follow #TheLanguageDoctors for more #funfacts and #translation services!

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