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Test your knowledge or your students' knowledge of the languages of the world. Download and play the audio or click through to the interactive quiz.

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  • Name the LanguageHow good is your knowledge of the world’s main languages?
  • Which World Language?• Listen to each audio recording.• Try to name the language that is spoken (2 pts).• If needed. Get a hint. You’ll see a written script of the recording.• Guess again (1 pt).• Find out your result at the end.
  • Acknowledgments The audio and text are readings from Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Visit here for the full text. Watch the video.Readings from Librivox and the U.N.
  • Name The LanguageAll human beings are born freeand equal in dignity and rights.They are endowed with reasonand conscience and should acttowards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
  • Name The Language English
  • The English LanguageEnglish belongs to the Indo-European family, Germanic group,West Germanic subgroup and isthe official language of over 1.7billion people. Home speakers areover 330 million.
  • Name The LanguageTous les êtres humains naissentlibres et égaux en dignité et endroits. Ils sont doués de raison etde conscience et doivent agir lesuns envers les autres dans unesprit de fraternité.
  • Name The Language French
  • The French LanguageFrench belongs to the Indo-European family, Romance group,and is the official language ofnearly 200 million people. It isspoken by over 124 million people,including second language users inall countries.
  • Name The LanguageВсе люди рождаются свободнымии равными в своем достоинстве иправах. Они наделены разумом исовестью и должны поступать вотношении друг друга в духебратства.
  • Name The Language Russian
  • The Russian LanguageRussian belongs to the Indo-European family, Slavonic groupand is spoken by over 290 millionpeople. Russian was the linguafranca of the Russian Empire andthe Union of Soviet SocialistRepublics (USSR).
  • Name The Languageすべての人間は、生まれながらにして自由であり、かつ、尊厳と権利と について平等である。人間は、理性と良心とを授けられており、互いに同 胞の精神をもって行動しなければならない。
  • Name The Language Japanese
  • The Japanese LanguageJapanese, spoken by more than 125 million people in Japan, ranks among the top ten languages of the world. Japanese is not, as is sometimes thought, genetically related to Chinese, but rather to Korean and other Altaic languages, such as Mongolian.
  • Name The LanguageAlle Menschen sind frei und gleich anWürde und Rechten geboren. Sie sind mitVernunft und Gewissen begabt und solleneinander im Geiste der Brüderlichkeitbegegnen.
  • Name The Language German
  • The German Language German belongs to the Indo- European family and has nearly 120 million speakers. Since English is a Germanic language, it is not surprising to find a high degree of similarity in the vocabulary of the two languages.
  • Name The LanguageTutti gli esseri umani nascono liberied eguali in dignità e diritti. Essi sonodotati di ragione e di coscienza edevono agire gli uni verso gli altri inspirito di fratellanza.
  • Name The Language Italian
  • The Italian LanguageIt belongs to the Indo-European family, Romance group and is spoken by over 60 million people. Of all the major Romance languages, Italian retains the closest resemblance to the Latin spoken by the Romans.
  • Name The Language人 人 生 而 自 由, 在 尊 严 和 权利 上 一 律 平 等。 他 们 赋 有理 性 和 良 心, 并 应 以 兄 弟 关系 的 精 神 相 对 待。
  • Name The Language Chinese (Mandarin)
  • The Chinese Language Chinese is the official language of over 1.1 billion people and, as a mother tongue, it is the most spoken language in the world. Chinese is the language of the Han people, the majority ethnic group of China.
  • Name The LanguageTodos los seres humanos nacenlibres e iguales en dignidad yderechos y, dotados como están derazón y conciencia, debencomportarse fraternalmente los unoscon los otros.
  • Name The Language Spanish
  • The Spanish Language Spanish belongs to the Indo-European family, Romance group and is the official language of over 330 million people. Spanish is an important immigrant language in numerous countries.
  • Name The Language모든 인간은 태어날 때부터 자유로우며 그 존엄과 권리에 있어 동등하다 . 인간은 천부적으로 이성과 양심을 부여받았으며 서로 형제애의 정신으로 행동하여야 한다 .
  • Name The Language Korean
  • The Korean Language Korean is spoken by at least 75 million people throughout the world, over 40 million in South Korea and over 20 million in North Korea. The Korean alphabet (Hangul script), invented in the years 1443-46, is the only true alphabet native to the Far East.
  • Name The LanguageTodos los seres humanos nacenlibres e iguales en dignidad yderechos y, dotados como están derazón y conciencia, debencomportarse fraternalmente los unoscon los otros.
  • Name The Language Portuguese
  • The Portuguese Language Portuguese belongs to the Indo- European family, Romance group, and is spoken by over 10 million people in Portugal, and over 190 million in all countries where Portuguese is the official language.
  • ‫‪Name The Language‬‬ ‫ٔم‬‫هه افراد بشر آزاد به دنیا میآیند و از دید حیثیت‬ ‫‌‬‫و حقوق با هم برابرند، همه دارای اندیشه و وجدان‬‫هستند و باید در برابر یکدیگر با روح برادری‬‫رفتار کنند‬
  • Name The Language Persian (Farsi)
  • The Persian LanguagePersian, also known as Farsi belongsto the Indo-European family and isspoken by nearly 33 million people,mainly in Iran. It is one of the worldsoldest languages, a standard andwell-recognized tongue as early asthe 6th century B.C.
  • Name The LanguageKaikki ihmiset syntyvät vapaina jatasavertaisina arvoltaan ja oikeuksiltaan.Heille on annettu järki ja omatunto, jaheidän on toimittava toisiaan kohtaanveljeyden hengessä.
  • Name The Language Finnish
  • The Finnish Language There are approximately 5 million speakers of Finnish, one of the few languages of Europe not belonging to the Indo-European family. Finnish, it is agreed, is undoubtedly an exceedingly difficult language to learn.
  • Name The Language
  • Name The Language Bengali
  • The Bengali LanguageBengali belongs to the Indo-Europeanfamily, Indic group, and is spoken byover 120 million people inBangladesh and over 68 million inIndia. Only five other languages in theworld can claim as many as 190million speakers.
  • Name The Language
  • Name The Language Thai
  • The Thai Language Thai is spoken by 25 million people in Thailand. Like Chinese, Thai is a tonal language, meaning that different tones, or intonations, distinguish words that would otherwise be homonyms.
  • Name The LanguageBütün insanlar hür, haysiyet vehaklar bakımından eşit doğarlar. Akılve vicdana sahiptirler ve birbirlerinekarşı kardeşlik zihniyeti ile hareketetmelidirler.
  • Name The Language Turkish
  • The Turkish Language It belongs to the Altaic family, Turkic group, and is spoken by nearly 60 million people. It is also an important immigrant language in Germany. To various degrees, Turkish is intelligible with other major languages of Central Asia.
  • Name The LanguageAlle mensen worden vrij en gelijk inwaardigheid en rechten geboren. Zijzijn begiftigd met verstand engeweten, en behoren zich jegenselkander in een geest vanbroederschap te gedragen.
  • Name The Language Dutch
  • The Dutch LanguageDutch belongs to the Indo-Europeanfamily, Germanic group and is spokenby 20 million people, (nearly 14million in the Netherlands). Flemish isthe name given to the languagespoken in Belgium and France.
  • How did you do? 48 You are a super polyglot genius!36-47 Wow. You are Indiana Jones!25-35 Doing well. A definite linguist.15-24 Watch some more international films0 -14 You’d better join National Geographic
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