Lydia Machova, PhD in translation, TED Talk speaker, shared how to learn foreign after becoming fluent in 9 languages, including English, German, Spanish, French, Russian ... Lydia Machova has never lived abroad but speaks Slovak, English, German, Spanish, French, Polish, Esperanto, Russian and Swahili. 7 out of 9 languages are used fluently by Lydia. Lydia holds a PhD in translation and is a speaker at TED Talk. Her videos about the secrets of learning a new language hit a million views in just five days. Below is Lydia's share of language learning.