Language is happening around you 24/7. From the first person you talk to when you wake up in the morning to the last person you say “goodnight” to before you go to bed. Language has never been more important than it is today! The world of language is developing quickly and it is hard to keep up. There are around 6,500 spoken languages in the world; however about 2000 of them have fewer than 1000 speakers.
Being able to speak more than one language is a major bonus in today’s society. Check out the great breakdown on which languages are the easiest to the hardest to learn (this shows specifically for English speakers!) It’s never too late to pick up a new language!
Graphic from Business Insider