There are about 6500 languages spoken around the world. Of those, about 2000 are spoken by less than 1000 people, including busuu, which is spoken by just a handful of people in Cameroon. The most widely spoken language is Chinese, with over 1 billion speakers worldwide. With so many languages it’s hardly a surprise that
Even a little knowledge of a foreign language can help you make a good impression when you meet people from other countries. You will never truly experience the local culture if you limit yourself to interacting on a touristic level alone. A deeper level of communication will help you fully immerse yourself in the culture.
The Italians bring in the New Year with red underwear, the Spaniards with grapes, the Scots with a fruitcake and a piece of coal: all of these customs are said to bring good luck. The online language learning community at busuu.com has been exploring traditional and unusual New Year’s customs from countries where the world’s