How Long Does It Take to Learn a Language? - Steve Kaufmann

People ask me how long it takes to learn a language, sometimes with reference to a specific language. I feel like asking them “what’s the hurry?”. Just enjoy the language and enjoy whatever you are able to achieve in the language.


It really depends. It took me around 10 years to get to C1 in English, but only a year to get to B2 in Portuguese