- ZirpLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
For a native speaker of English, compared to most other languages?
Yes, the US Foreign Service Institute says you will need at least 2200 hours of class - 3 times as much as German, 15 times as much as Esperanto.
It will take years, but if you chose material you enjoy, it won't be a chore.
f it' s your calling, go for it