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What do you think? The US Foreign Service Institute says English speakers can become proficient in some languages in 23-24 weeks (575-600 class hours), but others 88 weeks (2200 class hours)(about half that time preferably spent studying in-country)

How long would it take to learn another language fluently?

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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.

If you are interested in teaching Korean over Skype, check out this link for very willing students:

http://community.skype.com/t5/Language-learning/Korean-language/td-p/1560222

Skype Korean

At my other website, I give review software and provide video demonstrations of software to help you learn Korean (e.g., click here: http://ebestlanguagelearningsoftware.com/learn-korean-software/)

But, of course, I’m not the only one. There are other very useful and interesting blogs which help you to learn Korean as well. Here is a list of some of them which you should check out:

Good Luck in your quest to learn Korean!

If you really want to learn Korean, you can check out a demonstration of Rosetta Stone Korean at Learn Korean Software

But in terms of little tips and shortcuts, I think this infographic from Coolpicsbro.com is just amazing: