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What's easier for you?

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I've been learning French since early primary school, I've always been fairly okay at it. I started learning German around last year and found that it was a lot easier for me to learn and then after starting Danish a few days ago, found that that was even easier. Anyway, is there any languages that anybody finds easier to learn? I have some trouble with Italian too, it's not that it's hard, I just can't focus myself and sit down to try to learn it ahaha!! I'm hoping to learn Russian at some point too, any one have any experience in learning that? What am I getting myself into? :}

3 years ago

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I speak English,French and German.I think that the easiest one is English,without doubt,as syntax is so easy to learn,and its grammat is so easy that it made me laugh when I was learning it-no articles,no cases,no genders,no no no no no no .......!!!!French is also easy,but I think that I find it so easy because I just love it,so I loved to study it and I didn't have any problem to study it for a lot of hours a day,in order to pass my C1 level exam from the university of Sorbonne.German is a little hard for me,but I can get by.I'm currenty learning Icelandic,Italian and Japanese,and I have to say that Italian vocabulary is as ridiculous as English grammar (:P) but its grammar is very confusing for me :(. Icelandic is also difficult because it uses cases,but it is possible to learn it.Japanese is also veeeeery easy for me,but I unfortunately haven't got enough time to study it every day.I've also tried the first lesson of the tree in Dutch,Danish and Irish.Well,Dutch was quite easy,as it is similar to German,but Danish and Irish were a nightmare for me,even in the first lesson!!!That's from me! :)

3 years ago

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If I had to choose; I would say Portuguese has been the easiest by far to learn for me. This is propably because I'm a native Spanish speaker and a lot of the words and sentence structure is quite similar. The rest, I've pretty much picked up in college so romance languages are easy and even languages like Japanese and Mandarin have been relatively easy to pick up I also have trouble with Slavic languages. Russian was not my best course in college so I had to work extra hard I still have books and dictionaries and pick it up again but like you said for Italian I can't seem to sit down and learn it. Russian is awesome, some of the sounds can be challenging there's that yery ы; which is kind of a pain to pick up and the alphabet takes time, at least for me it did. As long as you're passionate about learning it, you shouldn't have a problem. I think you should be fine.

3 years ago

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By the "glottal i", do you mean ы?

3 years ago

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I should have just said yery, i know it's an unrounded vowel or something like that. I guess I chose glottal because to me it has a stronger sound. I will edit in my earlier post. Thank you.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RulerSean

well, i started learning spanish in september and i found it pretty easy

3 years ago
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