Top 10 Hardest Languages For Translators to Learn. Without further ado, these are our top ten hardest (but most rewarding) languages to learn. 1. Mandarin. Mandarin is a language within the Chinese language group and is actually the most spoken language in the world.
The 10 Hardest Languages for English Speakers to Learn March 6, 2015 Learning a new language is never an easy thing to do, but there are ways to make it easier. There are also ways to make it more difficult. Aiming to learn French or Spanish comes with its own set of difficulties, but most of the learning is in new vocabulary and grammar.
Hungarian may be the most difficult language in the world for an English-speaker to learn, for a variety of grammar, spelling, and pronunciation reasons. Ah, language learning. I’ve always enjoyed the challenge of learning a language; I collect them like a hobby.
The Chinese language takes many forms that are not mutually intelligible. This language is spoken by about a fifth of the total world population and is considered among the most difficult languages to learn. The Standard Chinese language is spoken in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Republic of China (Taiwan), and Singapore.
Learning a new language is never an easy thing to do, but there are ways to make it easier. There are also ways to make it more difficult. Aiming to learn French or Spanish comes with its own set of difficulties, but most of the learning is in new vocabulary and grammar.
In a study conducted by the British Foreign Office, Basque was ranked as the hardest language to learn. Geographically surrounded by Romance languages, it is one of the only language isolates of Europe, with no syntactic parallels to English.
Asking the question: “Which language is the hardest to learn” is similar to asking the question: “which musical instrument is the hardest to learn?” Learning a language is a skill. Same as playing an instrument. Every language has its own challenges and pitfalls that are totally separate from any other language.