WONDER #1351: Why Are There So Many Languages?
Question 1 of 3
One theory of early language development holds that the earliest humans may have imitated what?
- sounds in nature
- old legends
- animal mating calls
Question 2 of 3
Linguists believe there could be as many as how many different languages spoken around the world?
Question 3 of 3
A person who studies to learn a large number of languages is known as a what?
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