Youngest to speak 23 languages

Posted by admin 09 May 2013 Comments Off on Youngest to speak 23 languages

The World record of speaking maximum languages at teenage has been achieved by 16 year old Timothy Doner from New York, US.

He has taught himself to speak 23 languages. Some of the languages that he can speak are French, Latin, Ancient Greek, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Farso, Pashto, Indonesian, Russian, German, Turkish Wolof, Hebrew, Hindi and Swahili.

Doner used online forums and flashcard apps on his iPhone to pick up the basics of each new language. He began learning Hebrew at the age of 12 (year 2009) and as on May 2013 he is able to speak 23 languages.


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