https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SkillsInPills

Which languages should I follow up Esperanto with?

Having way too much fun with the course on Duo. It's just a shame that it isn't widely spoken because I think it's awesome. What other language on here is most like it?

June 3, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/m.tastic

Spanish. It has pretty logical spelling and you'll recognize a lot of vocabulary.

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luke_5.1991

I agree that Spanish is the language most similar to Esperanto.

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MultiLinguAlex

That's why I will learn Spanish directly after Esperanto as well =)

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kreilyn

Learn two similar langauges al the same time is better! for exemple, to learn Norwegian and Swedish at the same time or Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese.... Russian and Ukrainian, and like that!!!

I currently restarted my German and Dutch courses to take them simultaneously, it's going pretty well!

June 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MultiLinguAlex

I'm currently learning economic English, French, economic French, Esperanto at the same time and will start with Spanish in 2 months - I guess that's enough, isn't it ;-)?

June 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/m.tastic

It's also a really fun language on its own :)

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/G0108

Maybe Portuguese as well. I speak Portuguese and it seems like a similar language.

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HebrewLearner

I mean, if you really want to learn Esperanto then I'd recommend continuing with that. I mean, it might not have a bunch of native speakers, but you can continue the tree, gold it, talk to people on italki or lernu, do some anki and immerse yourself. That's pretty much my plan for Hebrew, then Esperanto(so that might take a while....). If you just want to complete the tree, then I would think probably some Romance language would be the closest.

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SkillsInPills

Oh I plan on learning it anyways. I just wanted to know what else was like it.

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/flootzavut

In terms of vocabulary, how it sounds, how the grammar works...?

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/junelac

vocabulary speaking the closest are the romance langages (french, spanish, italian) and english, followed by german, followed (far) by russian.

June 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/quirkyowl

I learnt French before I started Esperanto, but I've found I can guess what a lot of Esperanto words are because they sound like French words. For example eo-kaŝi, fr-cacher, en-to hide. eo-atendi, fr-attendre, en-to wait

June 4, 2015
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