If you are a Japanese learner, please answer my questions. Every letter is repeated twice over in every word, so it looks like a design more than anything else!! The most difficult language is the language that you are learning and cannot pick up. The H is not pronounced and many people become confused with that. But I think that, unless your native language is Korean, Japanese poses so many challenges that it is arguably the hardest language in the world to learn for non-native speakers. For example guru, jungle, karma, yoga, bungalow, cheetah, looting, thug and avatar.
Almost all the Chinese languages contain a large number of characters and you must recognize most of them in order the understand the language. And I am not trying to convince anyone that Arabic or Tamil, or Finnish or Hungarian, are easy languages to learn, especially if your native language is English. Yes, it is called being Arab not Arabian. I've learned to speak Russian in two years, but I still make a number of mistakes with the cases. All but the most fanatic skim or skip those entirely, and devotees recommend taking on the 1,000 page book in small doses, over a long period of time. But , and with just a little bit of work. For example, for a Korean or Japanese learner, taking on Mandarin would seem a lot less daunting than to an Anglophone.
Many people I have met especially natives of the languages have insisted that , , , , , , , , English and many more are the hardest language in the world and been absolutely convinced of it. This last point is key. A thing that is quite interesting for me is that there can be even 3 negative forms in one sentence, e. You may think you can, but you can't. Sentence and Word Construction You probably know by now that for language learning. They were quite easy to learn. Yes, maybe the basic grammar is as difficult as Chinese or Korean; however, contemporary Japanese includes tremendous amount of new words and jargons that sometimes even requires a lot of English knowledge many people cannot understand these words.
You need to get exposed to the language first of all. I think English must be the most difficult language to put down on paper. While as for Japanese the main difficulty, As far as I know, is in the Writing system the grammar rules are, comparing to Arabic, are very few. So basically, we really need to learn that language. As a learner of both Japanese and Hungarian, Hungarian is definitely more difficult as far as vocabulary and grammar go.
I give John the apple. Russian and Polish have 6 respectively 7 cases. Slovak does not seem to be an extremely difficult language. Similar structures, rules, and physical requirements. Heres one example of finnish slangs. Have been studying it for 10 years and have also been living in Finland for two years.
English once was even tougher than it is now. Learning a new language is never , but there are ways to make it easier. So being here in mylot practices more my English language. And I admit that I'm sometimes one of them. Winner: Spanish The clear winner from the 7 easiest languages to learn is Spanish. Different grammar rules make this language difficult to learn for an English speaker.
I am in the 120 level course now. French Speaking: Moderate Grammar: Moderate Writing: Moderately Easy Overall: Moderate Welcome to the International language of love. Over to you What do you think are the easiest languages to learn? But to Caucasian particular European or English language speaker , Chinese would be very difficult. If you speak English try to read a text in Portuguese. It's sort of silly to ask which language is the most difficult to learn. Beautiful language though, and I loved learning Hiragana and Katakana.
I'm from Lithuania myself so it's not that hard for me, but learning it if you're from other country is very difficult. And so, conclude an all-around objective ranking of languages by difficulty is wrong, as the exceptions in regard of the native-tongues learned and experienced of one are unlimited :. The fly is on the ceiling. Hungarian language is also one of the main European languages which were not the part of the Indo-European languages. I think in my view English also the Same, it's tough to learn Quickly without Spells mistake and Grammer Mistakes.
But I guess learning the Chinese alphabet or trying to read Arabian calligraphy have their own, well, difficulties. I've studied Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish all to pre-advanced levels. Learning German makes as much sense as groping around in a dark, smoke-filled room, with flippers on your hands and feet, trying to find a slimy metal penguin that you hate, so that you can marry it and inflate its macaroni cheese wedding vows in the 4th dimension. I am Filipino, but living here in Denmark. English is difficult because it has a tendency to break its own rules. If you say one word wrong in a sentence, it can change the entire meaning of the sentence. You are right, it depends on the learner and on another factors to determine the difficulty of a language! In addition to that, consonants and vowels have three distinct lengths: short, long, and overly long.