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Which Languages Are The Hardest For An English Speaker To Learn?

Some people claim English is the hardest language to learn because, among other reasons, English speakers use so many different words to say the same thing.

The truth is only people who speak a language far removed from English, such as Japanese or Arabic, have a hard time learning English, while Spanish and German speakers find it fairly easy to learn the basics.

Likewise most English speakers find it really hard to learn Arabic or Japanese because they're not from the Germanic family of language, 

This infographic created by Voxy using information from the Foreign Service Institute shows how difficult it would be for an English speaker to learn a particular language and provides explanations for why Arabic, Japanese, Korean and Chinese are the hardest languages to learn.

-Via Mental Floss


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I found Japanese WAY easier than French, as it is so different from English that I could just forget all the rules I already knew, open up my brain, and let the language pour in. It also has super predictable grammar and “spelling”. It’s only the complex characters that are a tricky to master.
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