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This template can be used to display the language and level of ability spoken by a contributor on their user page.

Parameters[edit source]

The template has two unnamed parameters and one named parameter.

Unnamed parameters[edit source]

  1. The first unnamed parameter is a two-letter code (see ISO list) according to the ISO 639-1 standard
  2. The second (optional) unnamed parameter is a number to indicate the level of ability in this language. If this parameter is omitted the wording for native speaker will be displayed.
    • 0 = limited or no ability
    • 1 = basic
    • 2 = intermediate
    • 3 = advanced
    • 4 = near-native
    • 5 = professional

Named parameters[edit source]

skill 
This (optional) parameter can be used to define a skill other than speaking, for example reading or writing. If omitted the default is speaking.

Examples[edit source]

Using different language codes[edit source]

NOTE: The template can be called using {{Userbox-lang}} or {{Template:Userbox-lang}}

Situation You type You get
Native speaker of English
{{UBX-lang|en}} 
en This user is a native speaker of English
Advanced speaker of Spanish
{{UBX-lang|es|3}} 
es-3 This user is an advanced speaker of Spanish
Basic speaker of Japanese
{{Userbox-lang|ja|1}} 
ja-1 This user is a basic speaker of Japanese

Using different ability levels[edit source]

Using English as an example the following shows the range of abilities that can be choosen.

Ability You type You get
Native ability
{{UBX-lang|en}} 
en This user is a native speaker of English
Professional ability
{{UBX-lang|en|5}} 
en-5 This user is a professional speaker of English
Near-native ability
{{Userbox-lang|en|4}} 
en-4 This user is a near-native speaker of English
Advanced ability
{{Userbox-lang|en|3}} 
en-3 This user is an advanced speaker of English
Intermediate ability
{{Userbox-lang|en|2}} 
en-2 This user is an intermediate speaker of English
Basic ability
{{Userbox-lang|en|1}} 
en-1 This user is a basic speaker of English
Limited ability
{{Userbox-lang|en|0}} 
en-0 This user does not understand English (or understands it with considerable difficulty).

Using different skills[edit source]

Situation You type You get
Intermediate reader speaker of Spanish
{{UBX-lang|es|2|skill=reader}} 
es-2 This user is an intermediate reader of Spanish
Professional reader and writer of Welsh
{{UBX-lang|cy|5|skill=reader and writer}} 
cy-5 This user is a professional reader and writer of Welsh
Basic reader, writer and speaker of German
{{UBX-lang|de|1
|skill=reader, writer and speaker}} 
de-1 This user is a basic reader, writer and speaker of German