by Kevin Nelson
Ukrainian, in my opinion, is one of the most beautiful languages in the world. Considering the significant number of vowels used in each word, the language almost sounds like singing when spoken. There are no tones to stick to, which makes it way less complicated than the Eastern languages.
Ukrainian has a long history of development. The literature heritage of this state is rich with texts written in Old-Ukrainian language.
All in all, if you are thinking of learning Ukrainian, you should definitely go for it. There are several reasons for it, and in this article, we will introduce you to all of them.
French and Persian top this list. However, mellifluous Ukrainian with its tunefulness comes right after them. This language does not have large groupings of consonant sounds put together. It has almost an equal number of vowels and consonants in its words.
Just listen to the way it sounds in their songs or how it is read in their books. It truly is a breathtaking experience, especially when people speak it properly.
We do not say that you will master it in one day. It is entirely different from Spanish, English, French, or German. However, with the growth of technologies Ukrainians have absorbed some of the words that are used internationally.
Despite a variety of cases, numerous rules, and exceptions, Ukrainian is not too complicated.
The best part about it is that you read all the letters the way they sound in the alphabet. No tricky words or extraordinary complications. You read what you see. It should be a great relief to those of you who tried to learn Chinese, Hebrew, or any of the Eastern languages including Russian.
Some resources state that you will be able to master it within a year if you take intensive classes and are disciplined enough to study hard on a daily basis. Just as it would work with any other European language.
As I have already mentioned, Ukrainians have an immense cultural heritage which you can access given that you know the language. You will be able to read the historical books in their mother tongue trying to feel what the author really meant. Translation changes the text no matter how skillful the master is. That is the reason why the knowledge of a language will open new doors for you, the doors to the unknown world of this unusual country and the deepest secrets the people hide in their culture.
Not only will you learn more about the culture, but also get to understand the people behind it. Every nation is unique; this also applies to the Ukrainians. Speaking this language, you will get to broaden your horizons and expand you view of life.
On top of that, foreigners can break the stereotypes about this country that they may have. The first thing that pops up in your head when you think about Ukraine might be the Soviet Union, and communists. This has all been a grievous part of Ukrainian history. However, this is not everything there is to this country. Learn the language in order to visit and experience the differences you don't know about.
Education is another thing that makes Ukraine attractive to the foreigners. Tuition fees are not as high as it is in the most of the educational establishments in other parts of the world. Thus, if you want to obtain a degree and not spend the rest of your life paying off student loans, consider studying in Ukraine.
Also, it is not only affordable and of the excellent quality, but also fun. There are plenty of remarkable places to visit here, and as a member of a student program, you will be taken to some of them. You will make friends for life and develop superb interpersonal skills as nowhere else in the world.
The only problem about it is that you need to learn the language, as most of the programs are not available in English.
As a student or a visitor, if you know the language, you will get to explore the business opportunities in the state. It has lots of freedom for young entrepreneurs, and the laws are quite flexible to help everyone start their business in the shortest time.
Since Ukraine is mainly an agricultural state, there is a plenty of opportunities to work in that area. Farms, cultivated lands, and greenhouses can be open in no time, and considering the high fertility level of the soil, you will get revenue very soon.
Ukraine is also famous for being a home to thousands of talented developers and IT specialists that create applications and software for people from all over the world. They are eager to grow, full of mind-blowing ideas, and open for partnership. They have all the skills you need, and establishing such a company in Ukraine will be more cost-efficient than doing the same elsewhere.
Again, the important thing about this is that you need to learn the language.
All in all, now you know all the reasons why you should consider learning Ukrainian. Learning a language is possible no matter how hard this task looks to you. Several obstacles can prevent you from mastering it. However, some research can help you to identify these problems and get rid of them right now. We hope you will enjoy Ukrainian language and culture.
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Kevin Nelson started his career as a research analyst and has changed the sphere of activity to writing services and content marketing. Except writing, he spends a lot of time reading psychology and management literature searching for the keystones of motivation ideas. Feel free to connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin.