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Is there any difference in meaning or usage between "El inglés es fácil" and "Inglés es fácil"?

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Yes. You cannot say "Inglés es fácil" when you speak about the language, it is only acceptable when you speak about the subject of study, i.e. a class at school or college. It is the same with "matemáticas": "Me gusta Matemáticas" (your Math class) and "Me gustan las matemáticas" (the science itself).

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Thank you!

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