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What languages do you speak?

#1 Postby Odidnetne » Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:28 pm

I'm just curious that even though English is the primary language of this forum, with many fluent German speakers, I was wondering what other languages people speak here.
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#2 Postby andgbr » Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:18 am

English, Portuguese ( brazilian ), Spanish..and i might learn how to speak dutch this year. ( hopefully ).
I can understand ( and read ) a bit of italian... but i can't really speak italian. i find it really attractive, that's why it's one of my favorite languages, i wish i knew to speak italian, i really do.


german is really cool, i like how they talk, but it's too complicated..( not a easy language! )...
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#3 Postby loveliberate » Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:44 am

I've got some real basic skills in Spanish. :D
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#4 Postby Tigress » Sun Feb 04, 2007 5:02 am

I speak gibberish most of the time and when I've had too much to drink a language all of my own :)
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#5 Postby Michelle » Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:30 am

English.

In high school, I studied Spanish for 4 years and French for 2 years, but can't speak either. I can understand quite a bit of spoken spanish as long as it's not Tex-Mex (oddly, I can understand someone from say Spain or Columbia, but I can't understand my next-door neighbors) and a tiny bit of French. My comprehension is better with reading, sometimes I can actually read enough to understand yahoo news articles in other languages.

Someday, I really want to go spend a couple months in a foreign country so I can become proficient in another language. Actually, I'd like to do that about three or four times.

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#6 Postby MontanaVegan » Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:39 am

I speak American, British, Australian and some Canadian (not French)
I know a little German and would like to learn German.
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#7 Postby andgbr » Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:39 am

Michelle wrote:English.

In high school, I studied Spanish for 4 years and French for 2 years, but can't speak either. I can understand quite a bit of spoken spanish as long as it's not Tex-Mex (oddly, I can understand someone from say Spain or Columbia, but I can't understand my next-door neighbors) and a tiny bit of French. My comprehension is better with reading, sometimes I can actually read enough to understand yahoo news articles in other languages.

Someday, I really want to go spend a couple months in a foreign country so I can become proficient in another language. Actually, I'd like to do that about three or four times.


me neither, even though i can read and speak spanish, i can't understand some mexicans.. they're too fast.. and they use a lot of slang..! lol.. :lol:
they should stop calling that spanish, mexicans not only have their own accent, but they're starting to create a new language. :lol:
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#8 Postby Kathryn » Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:50 pm

English (native)
French (fluent)
Spanish (can get along in most situations)
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#9 Postby xdarthveganx » Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:52 pm

English and bad English
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#10 Postby Last of the Sane » Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:55 pm

Dutch, English, French, German, some Spanish.
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#11 Postby chesty leroux » Sun Feb 04, 2007 1:14 pm

english, some afrikaans, working on japanese and spanish.
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#12 Postby benny boy » Sun Feb 04, 2007 1:32 pm

English

French a tiny bit (5 years in school a long time ago, but I reckon I could get by with a bit of prompting from a phrase book)

Icelandic a tiny bit (but the pronunciation and grammar are just way way too hard!)

My problem with foreign languages which I do pick up pretty quick if immersed in them is that I can ask the questions, but then everyone speaks too fast so I can't understand the answer! :wink:

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#13 Postby Evan » Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:18 am

I'm a native speaker of American English. I majored in French and minored in Spanish and I am trying to learn some Japanese via CD ROM
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#14 Postby chesty leroux » Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:34 am

Evan wrote:I'm a native speaker of American English. I majored in French and minored in Spanish and I am trying to learn some Japanese via CD ROM


Japanese is HAARDDD! maybe not so much to speak...but to write it...jeeeese...it's a mission. I feel like a small child learning to read and write again. Which on one hand is kind of cool...
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#15 Postby Evan » Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:27 pm

oh yeah, I haven't started reading and writing in the symbols (for lack of a better word). I just study it in the roman alphabet. That other stuff will come later. All I really know how to say right now is "credijito cado doko desu ka?" which actually works for me because I have misplaced my wallet.
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