7 Bucketlist Languages to Learn Before you Die (Spanish (Great movies &…
7 Bucketlist Languages to Learn Before you Die
FACTS (2nd?/3rd? most widely spoken native language)
Spain - a country rich in history, culture and gastronomy!
South America - beautiful, unique, intense, crazy, friendly, unforgettable.
English learners can learn Spanish relatively quickly (link to other post)
Pronunciation is phonetic
Great movies & literature
Lots of Mexican and Argentine films have won Oscar's. Also lots of well regarded Spanish movies by directors like Almodóvar
Gabriel García Marquez, etc.
It gives you an opening in Africa.
Spoken in both France & Canada
Wealth of French culture
A rich and fascinating history.
Learning Russian allows you to read Russian content/Soviet content and get the other side of the story that's not written in western history books.
Understood in a large number of countries: Baltic, Eastern Europe, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, etc.
Occupies a unique place in world history
Arabic (in the form of multiple diaclects) is the dominant language in North Africa and the Middle East
Each dialect is effectively a different language. Many polyglots who have studied the language recommend the Egyptian dialect as it is quite mutually intelligible.
Dialogue and understanding are more and more important in our globalised world. Speaking Arabic allows you to hear people express their feelings in their own language and their own words.
Business continues to grow in the Gulf and there are a lot of opportunities. You don't need to speak Arabic to do business there or even live and work there but doing so will make a big difference to your ability to truly connect with people and understanding them and their culture.
The language of a country that you love/makes you excited
There are so many beautiful languages to learn and no one of these is better than the others.
Language is about communication. Who do you want to connect with and what language do they speak?
What language get's you excited? What country/culture fascinates you?
It could be Turkish, Romanian, Amhraic, Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, Korean, Japanese or any of hundreds of other languages.