Mastering Xhosa will take from you 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 2 point.
Learning Tetum 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 Xhosa in South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho.
Number of native speakers is about 8,200,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 19,200,000. The biggest country in which Xhosa is used as a native language is South Africa.
Native speakers of Tetum are mostly from Indonesia and are about 500,000 people.
Tetum are spoken fluently by 550,000 people.
The language is spoken in Indonesia, Rote and West Timor East Timor.
Xhosa came from Southernmost member of the Bantoid group of the Niger-Congo language family.
Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family is the origin of Tetum language.