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Do you speak a language other than English? You've come to the right place! From Afrikaans to Zulu, you can learn about all the many languages of the world!   

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Afrikaans to Zulu

An epic A to Z tour of the world's languages. We'll be hitting every letter except V and every continent but Antarctica. Enjoy!
Tough (25 qns)
20169 plays
What I Bought On eBay

I was bored with just buying from eBay's UK site, so I spread my wings and made some bids on a few things from other countries. What could possibly go wrong with that? Let's see!
Average (10 qns)
3762 plays
A World of Languages

Globalisation, you say. - Of course, but this does not yet mean it's a one-language-world, as this quiz tries to illustrate. Multiple choice for all questions.
Tough (10 qns)
9411 plays
The Art of Translation (mainly German examples)

Formerly, translation was widely used in teaching foreign languages, and the more advanced pupils gained some idea of what translation is about. This is often no longer the case.
Average (10 qns)
342 plays
A Brand (New) Language

Brand names are one way to investigate the power and scope of world languages. See if you can figure out what these different brand names are trying to say. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
789 plays
Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

We all have a lot of fun repeating tongue twisters in our own native English but what happens when we try to repeat them in another language?
Average (10 qns)
1410 plays
When Cats Attempt to take Over the World

The cat conspiracy is on! You thwarted last year's attempted dog coup, but cats are much smarter. Luckily, you've intercepted several messages by cat operatives; you just need to determine the language. The only clue you have is the word "cat".
Average (10 qns)
8169 plays
May the Kraft Be With You!

In Germany (and Sweden), 'kraft' means force; this doesn't mean that Luke Skywalker stopped the Sith with safety scissors and glue, though. See if you can pick out the foreign words or languages found in these "Star Wars" references. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
606 plays
Romance Languages

Romance languages are the languages descended from Latin, the language of ancient Romans. Find out more about them!
Average (10 qns)
2931 plays
Dog Will Have His Day

Dog may be man's best friend, but his mortal enemy, Cat, brags about being more revered. So Dog sets out on a journey to see how dogs are treated around the world. Can you pick the languages of the countries he visits based on their word for "dog"?
Easy (10 qns)
2529 plays
Cat Got Your Tongue?

Travel the world, and you'll see amazing things and meet amazing people -- but you can't do it all in English. Can you say "I don't understand," "Do you speak English?", or "I don't speak _____" in these ten languages ... or has the cat got your tongue?
Average (10 qns)
708 plays
Racing Through World Languages

This quiz will ask you to identify which language is being spoken as you travel the world in the "Amazing Race".
Easy (10 qns)
5466 plays
Extinct Languages of the World

Language can almost be considered a living thing. Languages are gradually born, can become endangered, and even become extinct. Here are a few questions on some of these languages which have died out and no longer have any native speakers.
Average (10 qns)
4158 plays
It's Harder in Other Languages

According to a popular expression, things can be 'as easy as 1, 2, 3!' But, it's harder in other languages. Can you count to three in ten worldwide languages?
Average (10 qns)
1158 plays
Fanatics Cheering Around the World

Australian tennis fans have been nicknamed the Fanatics. Can you recognize some of the chants they use and hear as they travel around the world? (Note that diacritical marks have not been included.)
Average (10 qns)
4116 plays
Language Families Match

I'll give you a couple of languages and you match them with their family or sub-family. This is a simplified look at some language groupings. Have fun!
Easy (10 qns)
Apr 20 16
591 plays
Le French Foreign Legion

Je m'appelle Capitaine Plodette of Le French Foreign Legion. I know a leetle English which will help me explain to you the language barriers I face when I train new recruits from around the world. Help me to translate pleeze.
Average (10 qns)
3810 plays
You Talk Too Much!

Language is part of every culture on earth. Languages grow and decline and even go extinct. Here are 10 questions about a variety of topics dealing with world languages.
Average (10 qns)
597 plays
Sign of the Times

As I studied British Sign Language and Deaf Culture for two years, I thought I'd introduce you to the basics.
Tough (10 qns)
117 plays
Languages of the World

There are thousands of languages, some spoken by millions, some almost extinct.
Tough (15 qns)
1740 plays
Endangered Languages

Like plant and animal species, when a language becomes extinct, it's gone forever. Over half of the world's 6800 languages are endangered. Here are ten questions about language loss and language rescue.
Average (10 qns)
1182 plays
Extinct Languages of Europe

How many languages died since the dawn of humanity? Nobody knows. This quiz is to learn something more about a bunch of European languages now disappeared. (Most of the information is from the excellent site
Difficult (10 qns)
783 plays
Sign Here

Having grown up with several deaf friends, American Sign Language has always been intriguing to me. Hopefully, by the end of this quiz, it will be to you too! Please note, unless otherwise specified, I am using ASL signs.
Average (10 qns)
171 plays
World Languages

Test your knowledge of the languages of the world.
Tough (10 qns)
546 plays
Languages and Language Families

This is a tough quiz about languages and language families of the world. Enjoy.
Tough (10 qns)
1179 plays
Words Which Express Concepts

You will be given ten words which express whole concepts, and as such cannot be easily translated into a single English word. You will be asked to match each word up with its language of origin.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 26 16
312 plays
More Languages and Countries

How much do you know about what languages are the most spoken or the national languages of various countries?
Average (10 qns)
486 plays
My Disaster Trip with Languages

It was a disaster! Please have a look at my diary of a recent trip where these obscure languages are still spoken. Sometimes it just doesn't pay to know only English.
Difficult (10 qns)
1461 plays
Body Parts in Romance Languages

A simple test for those who love to learn other languages. I mention a body part in various languages and give you a clue. You just have to pick the correct name in English. Have fun!
Very Easy (10 qns)
3711 plays
Language Family Values

Test your knowledge of world languages, and the language families or subgroups they belong to. Be warned - some of these languages are more obscure than others.
Tough (10 qns)
396 plays
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