View Poll Results: How easy is it to learn English?

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    441 19.25%
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    620 27.06%
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    452 19.73%
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  1. #31
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    Default Re: Is English an easy language to learn?

    Why we need to discuss on this topic?Different people have different opinion,No matter what you think of it, easy or hard, you must go on study if it's your own choice.

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    Default Re: Is English an easy language to learn?

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi View Post
    Learning a second or foreign language is supper HARD. I've been learning English for more than 10 years. During my childhood and adolescence, English was an subject that was not used to communicate but to pass monthly stupid test. During college, English was evev farther away because we had different majors at school. Mine is education, all textbooks and projects are done in my mother tougue. In the past decades, English was taught in a rote learning way, every student seemed to be a ROBOT who can response to all questions AUTOMATICALLY without any one second hesitation. We had to memorize endless and tedious rules and vocabularies in order to pass the tests, and to get the certificates or degrees.

    This describes the precise reason that makes learning any language difficult.


    Now, it's changed. We teach English in a more communicative and interesting way, but the result is not what I expected. Students don't need to talk with foreigners, what turned out to be is the purpose of learning English is JUST not to fail in the exam. THAT's IT. I don't see any students who learn English for a communicative purpose. Say 1 out of 50 would do that. Pathetic, our education system sucks.
    Even with the changes in appraoch, these new communicative approaches are still, by and large, terrible. The major problem is that they don't have a REAL connection to reality, so students never become natural speakers. If these communicative approaches truly focused on reality, ie. the target language would gradually become the functioning language in class, then real communication would be achieved.

    Annie, can I ask you, what country's education system are you talking about; the one that sucks?

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    Default Re: Is English an easy language to learn?

    It depends on many reasons. First of all it depends which is your native tongue as there are some languages that resembles with the English language. Secondly it depends where you learn it: by yourself, with native English people or in group with your friend. And, of course, it depends on your motivation: why do you want to learn it?
    Have a nice day!

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    Default Re: Is English an easy language to learn?

    Say:
    languages that resemble the English language

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    If you like it than I'm sure it is an easy one. Everithing we like is easy!

    have a nice day!

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    Default Re: Is English an easy language to learn?

    hi,

    learning English is not so hard, but one should be determined to learn this language and he/she will succeed.

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    Default Re: Is English an easy language to learn?

    Is there anyone read my Topic "English is so complicated" in here?

    if not, read it and you would see how complicated english is !

    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/ed...mplicated.html

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    In fact i can't speak english in fluent cause the english language is not hard no it's need to talking with people with experience and efficiency
    and thes is what is lacking
    i'm sorry fo my language but i'm trying
    thank you dear
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    faten

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    Default Re: Is English an easy language to learn?

    Well, to me English is harder than French and both are WAY easier than Dutch...By comparison, I'd say English easy, French very easy, Dutch hard.
    To make it short, it depends a lot on your mother tongue...as well as on a willing disposition and constant dedication
    Not surprisingly, the speaking part is the hardest to achieve...maybe we should all start importing native speakers so we learners can practise!

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    English is not only an easy language to learn but it's also a very interesting and enjoyable language.

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