English Post Foundation 1

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Final Draft Arabic language is harder than English.
What makes a language to be difficult to learn? It is possibly very popular question examined by linguists. To define difficulties of a language, it can be meant by hard grammar, difficult technique of writing, pronunciations and it also depends on a person's native language etc. In comparison of difficulties in learning, Arabic language is harder than English because it has hard grammar and vocabulary, complex pronunciations and difficult writing system.
Firstly, Arabic is harder to learn than English because it needs to learn new script, new consonant sounds, different syntax and also vocabulary with some cognates. Arabic grammar is harder than English because Arabic verb conjugations are very involved and there are lots of forms for everything. Arabic has many inconsonant roots, so rare possible to understand which words are related with which meaning. For example, The starting and the ending of words change depending on who is telling and what the speaker are referring to and whether they are asking question or not. The results of these complications that the alphabets do not replicate what they speak and what they mean. Complexities of Arabic grammar and vocabulary are much more than English grammar and vocabulary. This apparently makes English is easier than Arabic.
Secondly, Arabic language sound system is completely different. Arabic pronunciation contains a good range of individual throaty sounds which are formed in an altered way than other languages. On the other hand the grammar also make the pronunciation more difficult as there are two verb tenses and verb tenses are highly consistent in conjugation. All techniques of implementation of segmental and super segmental areas needs large amount of time to learn than English. There are few deep sounds which foreigner cannot imitate with little practice.…...

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