Name: Andrzej Romuald Pacholski
Nationality or Ethnicity: Polish
Where do you live?: Mikołajki, Poland
Languages: German, English, Hungarian, Esperanto, Ancient Greek,
Latin (C-level), French, Italian, Spanish, Ancient Hebrew (B-level),
Modern Greek, Indonesian (A-level).
1 What’s your story? How did you get into all these languages?
Long enough and somewhat complicated. But I learn foreign
languages quickly enough. Maybe I simply have a gift for
2 Which language(s) do you wish you could spend more time practising?
3 What are some languages you’d like to learn in the future?
For instance, better Indonesian, better Hebrew
4 So let’s be honest, what’s the sexiest language?
I don’t know, but maybe Polish.
5 What’s the greatest pleasure you get from speaking so many languages?
There is a saying that one lives as many times as many languages one can speak.
6 Some people say the world is really just going to have a few languages left in a 100 years, do you think this is really true?
No, I don’t think so. But maybe once we will have one common language, that is Esperanto of course :-)
7 What is your message to young (and not so young) people out there who are interested in studying multiple languages?
“Work hard and play hard”.