Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th April 2018

How do you learn to speak a language?

Many scientists believe that knowledge of another language can boost your brainpower – so what are we waiting for – we should all be learning another language. But that’s easier said than done as acquiring this new skill can be hard. 6 Minute English looks at the reasons for learning a new language and hears from an expert who has a tip for making it easier.

This week’s question:

Approximately how many languages there are in the world altogether? Are there…

a)     70

b)    700

c)    7,000

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.