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The World’s Most Spoken Languages In One Fascinating Infographic Whenever I meet someone of a different ethnicity, out of sheer curiosity, I always ask if they speak the language of their heritage. I was born in Canada, but grew up with Punjabi speaking parents. I also studied French, Japanese, and Korean, and like to see language as almost a binding agent that helps smooth over communication.