Mastering English will take from you 575-600 hours or 23-24 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 1 point.
Learning Sinhalese might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks English in United States, United Kingdom.
Number of native speakers is about 7,500,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 360,000,000. The biggest country in which English is used as a native language is United States of America.
Native speakers of Sinhalese are mostly from Sri Lanka and are about 16,000,000 people.
Sinhalese are spoken fluently by 20,000,000 people.
The language is spoken in Sri Lanka, India, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia.
English came from Indo-European.
Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family is the origin of Sinhalese language.