The Best Language to Learn

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List Criteria: Vote for languages that are most useful to know

List of the best language to learn, ranked by those in the know. Taking on the task of learning a foreign language can be daunting, but some of the most common languages might be easier to learn than others. Have you wondered, "Which language should I learn?" This list can help you determine the most useful language to learn. Which one do you think is the most useful/helpful? Be sure to vote for your favorites, and add any languages to the list that you believe would be great to learn, too.

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If you've ever wanted to learn a second language, consider trying to learn one of the more popular ones first. What foreign language should I learn? Want to speak the language of love? Time to learn French! Spanish can be extremely useful, as can Japanese (though the latter is decidedly more difficult to learn to speak and/or write).

Whether using the best language learning software or a language immersion course, learning some languages can be more challenging than others. Arabic, for example, might be more challenging for a native English-speaker than, say, Italian, but it's also among the more popular studied foreign languages worldwide. And while Mandarin Chinese might seem really difficult to learn, it's spoken by more people across the world than any other language.

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Expanding your knowledge of languages can definitely help to give you an edge in job searching. Some employers desperately need bilingual employees. Studying a foreign language can really pay off in the long run. Knowing more than one foreign language can also be extremely useful!
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    Portuguese Language is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Portuguese Language

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    American Sign Language is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    American Sign Language

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    Greek Language is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Greek Language

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    Korean Language is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Korean Language

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    Swedish Language is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Swedish Language

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    Dutch Language is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Dutch Language

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    Polish Language is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Polish Language

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    Esperanto Language is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Esperanto Language

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    Hindi Language is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Hindi Language

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    Indonesian Language is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Indonesian Language

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    Farsi Language is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Farsi Language Fārsi is an Iranian language within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European languages. It is primarily spoken in Iran (referred to as Farsi), Afghanistan(officially known as "Dari"

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    Turkish Language is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Turkish Language

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    Hebrew Language is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Hebrew Language

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    Filipino language is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Filipino language

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    Bulgarian Language is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Bulgarian Language Along with Macedonian, considered easiest intro to Slavic languages, but it's easier to find learning materials in Bulgarian.

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    Finnish Language is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Finnish Language

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    Ukranian Language is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Ukranian Language

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    Lojban is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Lojban Easy constructed language developed to test theories on how language restricts or directs thought.

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    Vietnamese Language is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Vietnamese Language

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    Croatian Language is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Croatian Language

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    Malay Language is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Malay Language

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    Swahili Language is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Language to Learn

    Swahili Language

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    Interlingua

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    Bangla

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    Bosnian Language is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Bosnian Language

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    Haitian Creole

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    Kurdish Language is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Kurdish Language

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    Albanian Language is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Albanian Language

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    Mongolian Language is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Mongolian Language

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    Cajun French is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Cajun French

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    Qazaq Tili (Kazakh Language) قازاق تىلى

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    Amharic Language+ is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Amharic Language+

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    Pashtu (language) is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Pashtu (language)

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    Kannada Language is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Language to Learn

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    Kannada Language a Beautiful Indian Language

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