Language is a vast concept that doesn’t possess a fixed meaning, it changes according to the personal, historical and social background of the people, communities and countries. Even though some words and phrases are similar in different languages, it also happens that we find the called “false friends”. Furthermore, each culture has specific sayings and expressions that developed along with the social history of each society. How much do you think you know about the languages of the world?
For the weekend, we challenge you to test your knowledge in different languages of the world in the quiz created by The Guardian newspaper called Travel quiz: languages of the world. Enjoy!
Graduate from the New University (Portugal), Degree in Modern Languages, Literature and Cultures, English and Portuguese Studies (PT, EN), Master in Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts (EN, FR)
Terminology trainee at the Terminology Coordination of the European Parliament