If you’re a regular to our blog, you know we love languages. And we’re not alone.
More than half of high school students in Europe study two or more languages.
Statistics on world figures are a little hazier, but it’s estimated that 43% of the world’s population are bilingual, 13% are trilingual, a narrow 3% are multilingual (four languages) and a tiny slither (1%) are classed as Polyglots (five or more languages.)
But why do people learn new languages in the first place?