The Most Important Languages to Learn by 2020

Lifehack published a good article that attempts to identify the best languages to learn for business and personal success in the future. While learning any language is going to be beneficial for your career and your personal life, some are more important than others. The article listed these criteria as important in assessing which languages would be best to learn:

  • Number of potential speakers
  • Growth of native speakers
  • Economic power of countries that speak the language
  • And more…

And the most important languages to learn? In order, they are:

  1. Mandarin
  2. German
  3. Portuguese
  4. Spanish
  5. Arabic
  6. Russian
  7. Hindi

Are you surprised by any languages on this list? Would you like to learn one or more of these? Contact Language TnTs for details on private, group or online classes.

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