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Languages?

Discussion in 'Fun and Games' started by Kabuki Boy, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. Kabuki Boy

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    So, just because I'm curious, anybody bi/tri/whateverlingual? Even if you're just dabbling?
    If so, what are your languages?

    ME (for example):
    -English (duh)
    -Japanese (currently learning)
    -Yiddish (dabbling {My Jewish grandmother is teaching me})
    -German (currently learning)

    So yeah~! :grin:
     
  2. Jonathan

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    I can speak English and some German. I wouldn't know if I'd say that I was bilingual because my German isn't the best. I'm good at it, but wouldn't say that I'm completely fluent.
     
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    Ich bin ähnlich Muzzy; ich spreche toll Englisch (es ist meine ersten Sprache) und ein bisschen auf Deutsch. Ich lernen auch Spanisch. Ich habe Deutsch für drei Jahre (eins oder zwei Stunden pro Woche) gelernt, und jetzt bin ich auf ein Deutsch-Englisch Austausch. Meine Austauschschülerin, Julie, ist sehr gut um Englisch. Sie hat es für fünf Jahre gelernt, und hat mehr Englischklassen pro Woche als mir!
     
  4. Ben

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    I speak English and have interests in British Sign Language and Classical Hebrew.
    In the past, I've learned bits of French, Spanish, German and Latin. : ) And I'm hoping to learn modern Arabic and Koine Greek ^_^
     
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    English- fluent (first language)
    Japanese- still learning 「漫画を読むなどのため。高校で日本語を4年間勉強して、大学でも勉強したけど、もっと良くならなくちゃ。」
    German- Have studied, still try to learn (Ich habe für nur ein Jahr gelernt, aber ich kann fidledeedee verstehen.)
    Spanish- have studied, not particularly interested anymore. (Yo tengo un puerco en mi nariz!)
    American Sign Language- No more than a few words at this point (knew more but I forgot a lot- damn hearing aids, letting me hear and all)

    I also know a few words of french, italian, russian, korean, chinese, latin, and a language I made up.
     
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    I know or have studied English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Latin.
     
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    I speak English and German and I can understand a fair bit of Italian and Serbian.
     
  8. Fluent in English, obviously. I've studied French for several years, but I wouldn't say I'm fluent and I understand much more Spanish than I can speak.
     
  9. Steve712

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    I speak English and French and have studied German to some extent. I can more or less find my way around with Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Latin and Catalan.
     
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    I love languages!

    I speak English as my native tongue.
    I have studied German extensively though fluency is not a word I'd use (I don't get to practice it much anymore). I did spend some time in Germany (specifically West Germany...it was before the reunification back in the stone age :wink:).
    In college I also studied both Latin and Ancient Greek.
    I just recently started learning French. (Comment ça va? :icon_bigg)

    (!)
     
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    I can carry a conversation in English, American SL, and French.
    I know basic things in several major European languages. I really want to be able to at least carry a conversation in Arabic, Spanish, Dari/Farsi, at least one East Asian language (I'm thinking Indonesian), and a couple more SLs.
    I also know a lot of religious Greek, Latin, and Arabic.
     
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    I'm also commencing a Korean unit at university next semester :slight_smile:
     
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    Ich kann ein bisschen deutsch. Ich hab' für zwei Semester studieren und vor zwei oder drei Jahre ich hab' allein mehr gelernt. Ich möchte vieleicht mit einem Mitglied mein deutsch üben. Möchtest jemand mit mir deutsch?
     
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    English (native)
    French (learning)
    New Zealand sign (learning)

    I also want to learn Norwegian :slight_smile:
     
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    Fluent in German and English too, obviously. I know enough Spanish to get by but that's about it.
     
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    Good grasp of Spanish. I can read/hear and comprehend most things, but have a harder time speaking/writing.
     
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    English is my native language, and am fluent in American Sign language.
     
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