6th grader learns to speak 7 languages

Eleven-year-old Mohamed Naseem Mohamed Nashazdeen speaks seven languages. (KGO-TV)

A student at a Kentucky school may only be 11-years-old, but he already speaks seven languages!

"I speak Tamil, Sinhala, Malay, English and Spanish," said Mohamed Naseem Mohamed Nashazdeen.

Add Arabic and Italian for a total of 7 languages.

Nashazdeen is a refugee from Sri Lanka.

The 6th grader has traveled around the world and picked up new languages along the way.

As if 7 weren't enough, he says next on the list is learning to speak Bosian.

Nashazdeen says he wants to speak "all the languages of the world."
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