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Mul­ti­lin­gual­ism is the use of two or more lan­guages, either by an indi­vid­ual speak­er or by a com­mu­ni­ty of speak­ers. Mul­ti­lin­gual speak­ers out­num­ber mono­lin­gual speak­ers in the world’s pop­u­la­tion. Mul­ti­lin­gual­ism is becom­ing a social phe­nom­e­non gov­erned by the needs of glob­al­iza­tion and cul­tur­al open­ness. Owing to the ease of access to infor­ma­tion facil­i­tat­ed by the Inter­net, indi­vid­u­als’ expo­sure to mul­ti­ple lan­guages is becom­ing increas­ing­ly fre­quent, there­by pro­mot­ing a need to acquire addi­tion­al lan­guages. Peo­ple who speak sev­er­al lan­guages are also called polyglots.