Learning Assamese improves the knowledge of your own language. You are at a distinct advantage in the global market if you are bilingual. Communication skills developed while learning Assamese can improve your interpersonal skills in your native langauge as well. Learning another language is part of a liberal education.
How Long Does it Take to Learn Assamese?
*** NOTES *** Standard Assamese is the official language of the Indian state of Assam and is also spoken in the neighbouring states of West Bengal, Meghalaya and Arunachai Pradesh as well as in Bangladesh and Bhutan. It has a long history and there’s evidence of Assamese writing in documents dating back to the 14th century. Standard Assamese is based on the Central dialect. Over the years Assamese has borrowed words from Hindi, English, Bengali and other neighbouring languages. *** Assamese is one of the official languages in India. It is spoken by about 15 million people mainly in the Indian state of Assam. It is written in the Assamese alphabet, an abugida system, from left to right. *** NOTES *** notes about alphabet and pronunciation