Were hoping to come to some kind of conclusion! 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. However, as you progress you quickly find out that it really is indeed a challenging language. Norwegian, together with Swedish and Danish, is mutually intelligible with other variants of Scandinavian languages like the Icelandic and Faroese languages. In fact I think it is. Geographically surrounded by Romance languages, it is one of the only language isolates of Europe, with no syntactic parallels to English.
Mandarin One of the difficulties of traveling in China is that you have two languages to keep in mind. Reading and writing is obviously challenging. If you are Italian, you will not find the rest of Latin based languagues difficult. However, the limited so as I see words do hinder a lot in conversations. Hebrew Language is named as the language of Israel which is spoken by almost 9 million people all over the world and is spoken by 5 million inhabitants only in Israel. This language has no shortcuts to learn. It took me three years to become fluent speaker of Russian and only two years to learn English.
Urdu was also the tongue of poets and musicians dating back hundreds of years in Pakistan and India. While Japanese and Korean might seem easier at first, mastering the slight changes in formality and connotation is challenging. Although it is a romance language just like portuguese is, it is as complicated for us Portuguese speakers to learn french as it is to learn English. The language is made difficult to learn by the fact that thousands of characters have to be learned before one can write in Japanese. Have you learned any of the above languages? Since this article is written in English, we are primarily focusing on English speakers, but still we tried hard to make this list as diverse as possible. Arabic Arabic breaks down into families.
. The difficulty for foreigner lies with its tone system and elaborate writing characters. Yet, because language difficulty is in large part a subjective notion, there is no objective language ranking that can apply to any speaker of any language. Yes, we sure have our own pain-in-the-back-to-learn cases in Finnish, but the problem is, in Russian, the logic behind what case is used for which situation, is different, making it super confusing. For comparison, French is classed in category 1, as one of the easiest foreign languages to learn. One thing that can definitely make things harder is when the natives of a particular country insist on speaking English to you, even though you are making efforts to learn their language.
Japanese The good news about? I think English quite difficult to grasp. Pronunciation is known to take time to master, and finding places, where you can speak it with others in the English-speaking world, can be tough. Ever wondered which is the most difficult language in the world? By far the most difficult languauge so far. Finnish grammar rules are unimaginably crazy for an English speaker. And if you're perhaps a polyglot or linguaphile looking for a new challenge, then maybe learning a bit of Mandarin, Urdu, or even Persian might just be up your alley! Prior to that, all written language only had consonants.
Thai Language Most of the people have heard about the Thai cuisine which is very famous among the people. In the Hungarian language, suffixes dictate tense and possession — instead of the word order. It is the national language of both North and South Korea, as well the official language of two Chinese autonomous prefectures. Why put strings of verbs at the end of sentences? The same thing can be said to Hungarian, Arabic and even Chinese. These stems alter as the verbs are conjugated.
To begin with, you have to learn the Elvish-looking alphabet the word for Georgia, Sakartvelo, is საქართელო , and then the real fun begins. I have to say, I find English pretty freakin hard. Its pronunciation follows very strict rules based on the spelling, which is often based more on history than phonology. Chinese has perhaps the most complex writing system in the world: Each morphemic word has its own character. The reason I haven't attended a full language course for years is because the purpose of a course is to show you what's different and to break a language into pieces like you might dissect a frog in biology class. Asian languages like Chinese are also very hard because of the tones and writing systems. How not to learn Polish I decided on a concrete short-term goal: to be able to order a coffee without resorting to English, which sounds easier than it actually is.
Part of what is so interesting about this language is no one really knows how it developed and why it so widely used in countries with their own languages. Adjectives are conjugated too, with hundreds of possible endings. Korean That thing that makes this language so difficult to learn for anyone outside of Korea is its alienation. Apologies this was so long-winded. At school I found French a lot easier than German, and so from there it was relatively easy to learn Spanish and Italian. Speaking and listening, while tone-free, can be challenging with unique sounds that are hard for English speakers to recognize, let alone master. Hungarian Hungarian language has some of strangest grammar rules in the world.
Arabic Arabic is thought by many to be the hardest language for English speakers to learn. But I have it from an acquaintance who lived for three years in Japan then moved to Czech, that Czech is far more of a challenge to learn than Japanese. It also has 18 cases and 14 vowels, which makes saying things right particularly difficult. The two languages are not, however, mutually intelligible. Do you agree with this list? When you add in the cultural subtleties of Hungary, it becomes even more difficult. French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish easier to learn than German, what? I just found it really intuitive; in some instances, English and German sound more like different dialects than different languages, e.