We all speak one, some of us speak several and few of us know dozens.
Languages are staple of everyday life, a necessity for getting by in the world and communicating with each other, but languages are also dying out a speed rate.
They can help you get jobs, helps you in enjoying other country and even get you out of trouble. So if you are fancied taking up a language go for it.
There are 7000 estimated number of languages, 50,000 characteristics in the Chinese language a newspaper requires 2000 characters knowledge. Many more interesting facts about the language are in the infograph.