IWTYAL 103: What’s the easiest language in the world?

A listener from Korea asks: “What’s the easiest language to learn?”

In this episode:

  • The difficulty of a language depends on its proximity to your mother tongue
  • For Koreans, Japanese is very close
  • For English speakers, Spanish and other romance languages are very close
  • Motivation is still the most important thing to consider when choosing a new language

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