Languages

This is an overview of the languages I'm working on, have studied in the past, as well as the ones I hope to learn in the future. All estimates of abilities are just that: rough estimates.

 

Current Focus

 

Japanese

 

The Baseline

(Languages in which I'd be comfortable (to varying degrees) having an unrehearsed conversation with someone)

 

Arabic

English

Dutch

French

German

Farsi / Dari

Pashto

Urdu (this barely makes the cut. I wouldn't say I have conversational ability, though I have done a decent amount of study)

Language Wishlist

 

Urdu

Spanish

Italian

Portuguese

Turkish

Baloch

Chechen

Somali

Mandarin Chinese

Japanese

Russian

Norwegian

Esperanto

Toki Pona

 

(also, getting to work with either Language Hunters and/or Where Are Your Keys? to preserve endangered languages)