Let's face it: learning a language isn't easy, and the time and effort involved in becoming proficient in a foreign language can be discouraging. From vocabulary to pronunciation and all those tricky verbs, language learning is a time-consuming, and often frustrating process. Luckily for language learners, however, not all languages are equally difficult to learn. Insidermonkey experts made a list of the easiest languages to learn for Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic speakers.
It is estimated that there are over 6,500 spoken languages in the world today. While geographic, historic, and cultural events led to many languages developing and evolving to be very different, it also means that some languages are more similar than others. As a general rule of thumb, a language is easier to learn when it is linguistically similar to your native language. You can also check our list of the 5 Easiest Second Languages to Learn for English Speakers.