The Museum of Knowledge team is often asked what the best techniques are for learning a language and which factors affect a student’s progress. What is harder for Portuguese speakers to learn; English or French? There are clearer similarities between Portuguese and French that both enjoy a Latin base even though accents and spelling of words and phrases is highly differentiated.
Sentence constructions and placement of adverbs and pronouns follow a similar structure for Portuguese and French. These factors alone will make is French far easier to learn when compared with English in terms of developing and perfecting your linguistic skills. Some French and Portuguese grammatical rules are also similar so on the whole Portuguese speakers will find it dramatically easier to understand the structure and context of French in the first instance.