The US Department of State is giving out scholarships to students to study what, in their opinion, are the best languages to learn. They have chosen 13 languages which are deemed crucial to U.S. national security and economic competitiveness.

Korean Scholarship Winner, 2013

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Winner of 2013 CLS Scholarship to study the Korean language

The list is as follows:

Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish or Urdu.

While some are perfectly understandable, others are curious to say the least. Let’s go down the list, shall we?

 

Read More At Best Languages to Learn According to the US Government: They’ll Even Fund Your Study.

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