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The Easiest Language to Learn

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List Criteria: List of the easiest foreign languages to learn.

What is the easiest language to learn? It really depends on your native tongue. What might be fairly easy for a native English speaker might be far more challenging to someone who speaks Arabic as a native language, for instance. That being said, there are several languages that are easier than others to pick up, for pretty much everyone.

This list includes a wide variety of different languages, so be sure to vote for those you think are the easiest/quickest to learn, and vote down any languages you've struggled to pick up. And, if you don't see a language you find easy to learn listed, by all means, add it.

Learning a new language can be an invaluable skill. Being bilingual can help you with your studies, and it could even help you land that dream job. In terms of the easiest languages to learn for native English speakers, the so-called "romance languages" aren't overly difficult to pick up with some study. The romance languages include Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian. These are among the most commonly spoken, best languages to learn, particularly Spanish and Portuguese.

Other major languages which might be fairly easy to learn include German, Dutch and Swedish. Languages like Russian might be slightly more difficult, not just to learn, but to speak. Some languages which might be even more difficult to learn include Arabic, Japanese, Chines (which has several variations), Vietnamese and Indonesian. Again, though, it all depends on your native tongue.

Learning a new language is always challenging, but it's extremely rewarding, too. Were you able to learn a new language fairly easily? If so, please vote and feel free to share your experiences in the comments.
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    Esperanto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Esperanto

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    Lojban is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Lojban Conlang based on logic & cultural neutrality to test the theory that language restricts or directs thought.

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    Lingua Franca Nova is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Lingua Franca Nova an auxiliary constructed language originally created by C. George Boeree of Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania. Its vocabulary is based on the Romance

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    Toki Pona Language is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Toki Pona Language Toki Pona is a constructed language, first published online in mid-2001. It was designed by translator and linguist Sonja Lang (formerly Sonja Elen Kisa) of Toronto. Toki Pona is a minimal language. Like a pidgin, it focuses

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    Interlingua is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Interlingua

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    Lingwa De Planeta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Lingwa De Planeta a constructed international auxiliary language - development began in 2006.  

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    Ido is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Ido Constructed language/simplified off-shoot of Esperanto

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    Novial is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Novial easy artificial auxiliary language - (1928)

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    Afrikaans Language is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Afrikaans Language

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    Indonesian Language is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Indonesian Language

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    American Sign Language is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    American Sign Language

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    Slovio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Slovio

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    Macedonian & Bulgarian is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Macedonian & Bulgarian

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    Aymara is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Aymara

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    Malagasy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Malagasy

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    Dutch Language is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Dutch Language

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    Farsi Language is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Farsi Language

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    Swahili Language is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn


    Swahili Language

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    Malay Language is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Malay Language

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    International Morse Code is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    International Morse Code

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    Chukchi Language is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Chukchi Language

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    Frisian Language is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Frisian Language

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    Burmese Language is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Burmese Language

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    Saami Language is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Saami Language

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    Fijian Language is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Fijian Language

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    Afar Language is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Afar Language

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    Irish Language is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Irish Language

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    Swahili Language is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Swahili Language

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    Romani Language is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Romani Language

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    Hawaiian Language is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Hawaiian Language

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    Middle English is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Middle English

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    Karelian Language is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Karelian Language

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    Tamil Language is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Tamil Language

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    Zulu Language is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Zulu Language

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    Albanian Language is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Albanian Language

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    Nihali Language is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Nihali Language

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    Burusho Language is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Burusho Language

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    Flemish Language is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Flemish Language

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    Welsh Language is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Welsh Language

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    Basque Language is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Easiest Language to Learn

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    Basque Language

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