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A relatively low number of schools teach Esperanto officially outside of China, Hungary and Bulgaria. Most of the esperantohablantes still learning the language so self-taught or through correspondence courses. Many courses of Esperanto, which was initially offered by conventional mail, were adapted to the mail and delivered by groups of volunteer teachers. More recently, Web sites such as teaching centered on ! have become popular. Several educators believe that we can learn Esperanto in a period of time equivalent to about a quarter to one twentieth of the time required to learn other languages. Some argue, however, that this applies only to native speakers of languages Western .
Claude Piron, a psychologist at the University of Geneva and translator of Chinese-English-Russian-Spanish-French UN, says that it is easier to think clearly in Esperanto in many languages (see the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis for more Details on this theory) because

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