The character may read and write one or more different languages. American English is the official written language of the Coalition States and North America in general. Note that just because a character can "read" a foreign language does NOT mean he can speak it or understand others speaking it (has only the most basic understanding of the spoken language. (See Language: Other to "speak" other languages.) Usually, only the Rogue Scholar, Rogue Scientist and practitioners of magic can read even one language let alone two or more.