Favour Chisimidi Nwobodo, a 20-year-old Nigerian woman from the University of Nigeria, is making history by becoming fluent in 11 foreign languages without ever leaving her country Nigeria .
She is proficient in Korean, Swahili, Shona, Indonesian, Filipino, Spanish, German, French, Chinese, English, and Igbo. She is currently working on mastering Yoruba, which is widely spoken in South-West Nigeria and some other African countries.
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Not only that, but Chisimidi is also pursuing a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the University of Nigeria to accomplish her dream . She has described the journey to becoming proficient in a language as one full of tears, concerns, and doubts.
However, she is proud to have written her first research article on Linguistics in Business, which was submitted to Harvard Business Review. It is clear that she is having a major impact on the Linguistics sector .