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What is the largest language family? In terms of languages? In terms of speakers?

For number of languages, Niger-Congo with 1526 living languages.  For number of speakers, Indo-European with nearly 3 billion speakers.

How many language families are there?

There are 136 language families

Which language is spoken in the most countries? How many countries?

English [eng].  It is spoken in 127 countries, as an indigenous language or by a substantial immigrant group.

How can I learn to speak language X? Can you send me a dictionary or language learning materials?

We do not teach specific languages such as Spanish, Turkish, Mohawk, or Tok Pisin. Rather, we teach linguistics (how to analyze a language) and language learning techniques (how to learn a language on your own).

How many languages are there in the world?

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