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.
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.
Roughly 24-30 weeks (600-750 class hours)
These languages are most similar to English.
Roughly 36 weeks (900 class hours)
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
Roughly 88 weeks (2200 class hours)
“Rigorous languages” – These Languages are exceptionally difficult for native English speakers.