Albanian is an Indo-European language spoken by approximately 7.5 million people in the Balkans, primarily in Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Greece. It is the official language of Albania and Kosovo, and co-official in North Macedonia, and a recognised minority language in Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Romania and in Serbia.
Communication skills developed while learning Albanian can improve your interpersonal skills in your native langauge as well. Four out of five new jobs in the US are created as a result of foreign trade. Creativity is increased with the study of Albanian. The study of Albanian teaches and encourages respect for other people.
How Long Does it Take to Learn Albanian?
Albanian is rated as a category 3 language by the Foreign Service Institute. It is considered moderately difficult for English speakers to learn and takes an average of 44 weeks (or 1100 class hours) to gain professional working proficiency.