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May 07, 2019

Hungarian man learns the most languages in Europe

Ottó Gaál speaks 27 languages and has developed his own unique language learning method

Ottó Gaál speaks 27 languages and has developed his own unique language learning method.

Gaál holds the record number of passed language exams in Europe - 27.

The secret to his success is that he not only wanted to learn the languages, but also immersed himself in the culture of each nation.

Gaál took his first language exam in English in the 1970s, and then learned Spanish, Italian and French soon after - 23 more languages followed.

Gaál is now a teacher and has helped his students learn many new languages using his unique method, some have already passed more than 10 language exams.