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Easiest Language to Learn - What is the Best Language to Learn ?

Easiest Language to Learn

Do you know that roughly 6,500 languages are spoken in the world today, but what is the easiest language to learn ? It is very stiff to choose a language and proclaim a language being the easiest language to learn until we have some ground to stand on, to learn a new language can be difficult if you pick the hard one, but you have to make a choice but if you are still confuse about which language you should pick then don't worry about your choice because in this article I will make sure that whichever language you will pick will be the best for you.

If you made your mind about learning new language, now I am gonna tell you the point that  what's the easiest language to learn, but before I tell you that, you have to think about your purpose of learning new language. If you are a student and searching for the best country you can fit in or if you are learning new language just for your knowledge or just to explore new content on Netflix in every case this article will help you. "Easiest language to learn" this question do not have a answer in just one word, the answer can be different for everyone, It depends on your native language.

what is your native language that will decide which language will be easy for you? Chinese language is one of the most difficult languages but if you are from Japan then it will change the situation because Chinese and Japanese people share lots of common things in their languages e.g Kanji. If your native language is Hindi then other Indian languages will be the easiest to learn e.g Gujarati Punjabi because they shares lots of common words and script.
As far as I know you have read this article, it means you can read English and maybe you are a native English person. So what's the easiest language to learn for the person whose native language is english.

There is a study conducted by Foreign Service Institute based on their research, they have published a report which helps their Government employees to learn new languages because if you are serving Overseas it's better to understand their language to communicate with the people of that country. They have divided the languages in four categories, the first category contains languages which are more similar to English and easy to learn and as the category increases the difficulty level also increases which mean category four has the toughest languages.

Category I

Roughly  24-30 weeks (600-750 class hours)

These languages are most similar to English.

Spanish (24 weeks)
Danish (24 weeks)
Romanian (24 weeks)
Dutch (24 weeks)
Italian (24 weeks)
Norwegian (24 weeks)
Portuguese (24 weeks)
Swedish (24 weeks)
French (30 weeks)

Category II 

Roughly 36 weeks (900 class hours)

Haitian Creole

Category III 

Roughly 44 weeks (1100 class hours)
These are “Hard languages” – Languages with Considerable linguistic or cultural differences from English.

Hindi, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Albanian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Amharic, Burmese, Czech, Dari, Hungarian, Estonian, Finnish, Farsi, Georgian, Greek, Hebrew, Icelandic, Kurdish, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Lao, Latvian, Mongolian, Macedonian, Russian, Nepali, Polish, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Sinhala, Slovenian, Somali, Tamil, Tagalog, Tajiki, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese

Category IV 

Roughly 88 weeks (2200 class hours)

“Rigorous languages” – These Languages are exceptionally difficult for native English speakers.

Chinese – Cantonese
Chinese – Mandarin

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