WATCH | Self-taught two-year-old genius can count in multiple languages

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"Recently, Isaiah impressed many people when he learnt how to count in Japanese in just 24 hours." Photo: Instagram/EducatingIzzy
"Recently, Isaiah impressed many people when he learnt how to count in Japanese in just 24 hours." Photo: Instagram/EducatingIzzy

Isaiah Gyamfi can read, write, and count already - in more than one language. So far, he has English, Spanish, French, Twi and Japanese under his little belt.

This is remarkable because the tot is just two years and eight months old.

His learning abilities do not end there, as this tiny genius can also solve mathematical problems.

After realising Isaiah's abilities, his parents created an Instagram account to share his learning milestones with the world. In one of the videos, his parents shared that this self-taught genius showed his love for numbers when he was only eight months old.

"Isaiah would spend all day pointing them out, and by the time he was ten months, he could identify numbers up to 50. When he was two years four months old, he started counting in 2s, 3s, 5s, 10s and 100s all by himself," reads the caption.

Recently, he impressed many people when he learnt how to count in Japanese in just 24 hours. His mom jokingly shared in one of the posts that Isaiah would count till the cows come home. 

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Isaiah is not only fixated on numbers, but he is keen on languages too. When his parents introduced him to a video on the Spanish language, like the champ that he is, he studied the video the whole day.

There are also videos of Isaiah counting, solving challenging mathematical problems and having fun with his family on Instagram. 

His family describes Isaiah as super funny two year old who loves to learn.

Isaiah can also count in Twi, a Ghanaian language spoken by millions of people in Southern and central Ghana.

What is remarkable is that he started counting in this language after an hour of watching an online tutorial.


There is no doubt that this number obsessed two-year-old will have a bright future.

See some of his videos above.

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