Lithuanian / Lietuvių Kalba Lithuanian is a Baltic language and is closely related to Latvian. It has about 3.2 million native speakers in Lithuania and about 200,000 in the rest of the world. Lithuanian is a conservative language and linguists take great interest in it as it is believed to be the oldest surviving Proto Indo-European … Continued
Norwegian / Norsk Norwegian together with Swedish, Danish, Faroese and Icelandic makes up the North Germanic languages. Norwegian is closely related to Danish and Swedish and the three languages are more or less mutual intelligible.
Ukrainian / Українська Ukrainian is an East Slavic language spoken by approximately 30 million people in Ukraine. During Soviet era in Ukraine, Russian took over as the main language of education and employment. After Ukraine’s declaration of independence in 1991, Ukrainian was reinstated as the official language and is now used in all parts of life.
Belarusian / беларуская мова Belarusian is an Eastern Slavonic language spoken an estimated 7.5 million people in Belarus. Belarusian is an official language in Belarus and certain regions of Poland. It is a recognised minority language in Czech Republic, Ukraine, Lithuania and Russia.
Bulgarian / български език Bulgarian is a Southern Slavic language spoken by approximately eight million people, mainly in Bulgaria. Bulgaria holds official language status in Bulgaria and the European Union. It is a recognised minority language in Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia and Ukraine.
French/Français The international language of diplomacy. The language of love. One of the official languages of the UN, the WHO, the WTO, the Council of Europe, the European Commission, Interpol, the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International, the Red Cross and many other organisations, as well as official language status in over 30 countries, with widespread … Continued
Czech / Čeština Czech is a Western Slavic language spoken by approximately 10 million people in the Czech Republic. It is spoken to a much lesser extent in Portugal, Poland and Germany.
Spanish / La Lengua Española Spanish is the second most widely used language in the world, spoken by more than 495 million people in 44 different countries. Spanish sits alongside English as a global lingua franca. It is an official languages of the United Nations, the European Union, the Organization of American States, the Union … Continued
Estonian / Eesti Keel Estonian is a Finno-Ugric language spoken by approximately 1.1 million people in Estonia. Estonian is closely related to Finnish but differs with respect to lexical origins. While Finish draws much of its vocabulary from Swedish, Estonian borrows heavily from German.
Polish / W języku polskim Polish is a West Slavic language spoken by approximately 40 million people across the globe. After Russian it is the second most widely spoken Slavic language. Polish holds official language status only in Poland, but is used throughout the world in Polish speaking communities. The language is closely related to Sorbian, Slovak … Continued