|Spoken by:||~ 230 million|
|Spoken in:||Bangladesh, West Bengal in India .|
Bengali is written in Bengali script which is one of the Indic scripts.
Common difficulties Edit
The Foreign Service Institute has classified Bengali as a "Hard" language. It is estimated that learning Bengali to a Professional Working Proficiency in the language (a score of Speaking-3/Reading-3 on the Interagency Language Roundtable scale) will take an average of 44 weeks (1100 class hours).
- ↑ U.S. Department of State; FSI's Experience with Language Learning; https://www.state.gov/m/fsi/sls/c78549.htm