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    I hear Spanish, can you self teach yourself it at home?
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    I don't see why you can't self teach yourself Spanish, or indeed something like French. I guess it would be easier if you had someone to help you, or joined an evening class though.
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    Yeah, I'd say Spanish. I speak both English and Spanish on top of my native language and I have to admit that English was a huge help when learning Spanish. The only problem is that native speakers of English seem to have a problem with pronunciation, but I guess you'd just have to practise a lot.
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    Frisian and Dutch are fairly similar to English so I think they would be easier than most other languages. That said, there are much fewer resources for these languages and resources matter - the more exposure you get the easier a language becomes (that's why half if Europe can speak English so well).
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    Spanish, no contest. I have a Mod.Langs degree in French/Spanish, and the grammatical structure and phonetic legibility of Spanish make it a winner. Consider where/how/why/when you want to use whichever language you attempt to master.
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    For native English speakers (or those who speak English on par with their native language), Dutch is by far the easiest language to learn. It shares around 20% of words in one form or another with English, although spelling and pronunciation might differ slightly. It also has only two articles ("de" and "het"), unlike a language like German, which has three.
 
 
 
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