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I remember seeing this stat mentioned elsewhere but a friend recently forwarded me the graphic. Check it out - for native English speakers, Chinese is one of the hardest languages to learn.
It's also "fun" to be realistic about how much you study per day and use their guide to figure out how long you'll need to study Chinese to get to proficient. If I'm studying 1 hour a day that's like um... carry the one... uh... 6 years...?
Via: Voxy Blog
Considering how many times I watched Star Wars in Spanish and how bad my French accent is, I'd say if anything it's optimistic.
What do you think? How accurate is this? How many years will or did it take you?
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