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Rank these languages in order of easiest to learn to hardest watch

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    French, Spanish, German, Russian, Turkish, Italian, Greek, Finnish
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    Linguistically; Finnish or Greek, then Russian, then German or French, Italian, Turkish and Spanish as the easiest.
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    (Original post by AntisthenesDogger)
    Linguistically; Finnish or Greek, then Russian, then German or French, Italian, Turkish and Spanish as the easiest.
    You'd put Turkish as the second easiest?

    Grammatically, Turkish is very hard. "I READ YOU A BOOK" is basically "I YOU A BOOK READ" in Turkish. So confusing.
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    French, Spanish, German, Russian, Turkish, Italian, Greek, Finnish
    French, German, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Greek, Finnish. (I've never spoken the last three so I put them last lmao)
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    Spanish
    French
    Italian
    German
    Russian
    Turkish
    Greek
    Finnish

    Tried learning Finnish, nearly died of knotted tongue. If anyone wants to teach me though I'm more than willing to learn over summer
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    Russian Turkish Greek Finnish German Spanish French Italian
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    Out of those I've only learnt German, French, a tiny bit of Italian and Ancient Greek (I don't know if you are referring to modern or ancient greek).

    I find German the easiest then French. I like Ancient Greek but I don't think its easy. I've only had a few lessons of Italian and it seems very interesting but I don't know how difficult it would be.
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    You'd put Turkish as the second easiest?

    Grammatically, Turkish is very hard. "I READ YOU A BOOK" is basically "I YOU A BOOK READ" in Turkish. So confusing.
    It's very easy phonetically. Grammatically it's not so difficult.
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    How can you order them unless you tried to learn all 8?!
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    (Original post by M14B)
    How can you order them unless you tried to learn all 8?!
    To be fair, I am learning most of them. Albeit only on Duolingo, but the ones I enjoy most I will begin formal training on in my spare time.
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    Weird that people think Italian is harder than French. It absolutely isn't. Ranked from easiest to hardest (based on the assumption you're a native English speaker and don't know any other languages):

    Spanish
    Italian
    French
    German
    Russian / Greek
    Turkish
    Finnish
 
 
 
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