Luna travels all around the world, and at each destination, she likes to learn how to say new words in foreign languages! According to Eton Institute, learning new languages is proven to boost brain power, improve memory, and enhance decision-making and performance in other academic areas.
Call over the little ones and buckle up – Luna is taking you on a trip around the globe to learn how to say ‘HELLO’ in six different languages!
1. MARHABAN – Arabic
FUN FACT: Did you know that the Arabic language is at least 1,500 years old?
2. HOLA – Spanish
FUN FACT: Spanish is the official language of 20 countries around the world, including: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela.
3. NI HAO – Mandarin
FUN FACT: The Mandarin language uses four different tones, including: flat, rising, falling, then rising and falling.
4. PRIVET – Russian
FUN FACT: Russian is the most widespread language over Eurasia.
5. KON’NICHIWA – Japanese
FUN FACT: Japanese is one of the most fast-paced spoken languages in the world!
6. NAMASTE – Hindi
FUN FACT: India’s Hindi-speaking regions celebrate Hindi Day annually on September 14 to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as an official language.