updated almost daily, homepage http://www.mopo.ca
MoPo | Geek News

Friday, March 13, 2009

World's Hardest Languages to Learn

"Arabic, because it is a language which requires you to learn how to write and read opposite than you are accustomed to (right to left rather than left to right), the sounds are guttural and you have to learn new annunciation for the language.

I studied the language for a little over a year, 5 days a week, eight hours a day at the Defense Language Institute until I was "proficient." I then lived in Cairo for three years, where I became much more proficient in conversational Arabic (Egyptian Dialect) "- Michelle M. Friedman

Hit the link below for more...

Bookmark and Share

« Home | Leave God a message at his Dutch answering service... » | Music That Makes You Dumb? » | Research: Motorcycles are good for the brain » | Lie Detector That Uses Body Odor? » | 360 Forged Rims - 360 Forged Wheels » | Your day? Every day? » | R/C Zombie.....Braaaains. » | Peephole Camera and DVR | Secure Sight » | Bizarre Muppet Fashion On Runway » | Apple Shrinks its iPod Shuffle »