Think you can learn any language? Or are you having trouble learning some languages within the expected period of time?This may be why…
The Foreign Service Institute has outlined the approximate time needed for a native English speaker to learn a specific language.
5 categories have been identified with the respective amount of time needed to learn that particular language.
Category I: 23-24 weeks (575-600 hours)
Category II: 30 weeks (750 hours)
Category III: 36 weeks (900 hours)
Category IV: 44 weeks (1100 hours)
42 languages have been identified. The more popular ones are listed below:
Category V: 88 weeks (2200 hours)