I studied French and Spanish. I know enough for travel or basic conversation.
My grandfather spent a lot of time in Mexico and learned Spanish fluently. He taught me Spanish. My grandmother taught me French and Latin. I learned a little German in high school (which, ironically, came in handy when we went to Italy, as the region we were in was mostly German speaking and very little Italian).Not me.
I have bits and pieces of the languages of several countries I lived in.
When I was a kid, we would go camping every weekend and there was this young Scottish couple who always ended up camped near us. I got to be friends with them and had a bit of a crush on the young wife.I would also ask: Is there a language you are learning now or hope to learn in the future?
I once heard a comedian say he was a bilingual illiterate. He explained he can't read it or write in at least two or more different languages.