Why is Mandarin Chinese Considered One of the Hardest Languages to Learn?
If you were to ask ten people what the hardest language to learn is, you would be likely to get ten different answers. Some people will say that Arabic is the most difficult, while others will say that Japanese
Whether you want to master a new language or perfect your own, taking a language course is often one of the best ways to do it. Thanks to the internet, communication across borders is easier than ever, which means that you are for more likely to run into a language
The English language is certainly the most dominant world language. There is no country that does not have English speakers. Those who do not know English, even broken English, are clearly lagging behind in every walk of life. From college admissions, to cracking job interviews, the importance of the English
Nelson Mandela said, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” Most people agree that it pays to learn more than one language. However, there are things you
While there are several languages that closing in on “dead” status, the use of ASL (American Sign Language) is growing more common each day. There are several reasons for learning ASL, even if you can speak and hear and if you do not know anyone who needs to communicate in
It is not uncommon for people to wonder about the benefit of being bilingual or even better, a multilingual. However, those who have already picked up multiple languages can vouch for the fact that it does help. Be it connecting with people around the world or even being sensitive to
Are you speaking the language of your grandparents? Can you communicate with them in their native language?
I married a second generation Puerto Rican American. My husband was born in the USA, the youngest of six children. Both of his parents were born and raised in Puerto Rico. When he was a
Being multilingual has many benefits, but the biggest one is the fact that you can talk to more people than a monolingual person can. If you are planning a vacation, you can find places where multilingual people just like you go to play. It does not matter if you want
Why should I learn a new language? The question is recurring and you’re quite familiar with it. A new alphabet, hours of learning, many hours of practice thereafter and God-only-knows-how-long-it-will-take thoughts. Learning a new language comes with a big bag of difficulties. But, is that all there is to it?
What is better for Americans, to learn Mandarin, Arabic or Spanish as their choice of a second language?
Thanks to the Internet and various other factors, the world is connected better today than it ever was in the past. And as business begins expanding on a more global scale, many people are wondering