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24 June 2010
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sarah machinella
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Kinda self explanitory, ahaha. 

I speak English as my native tongue, Greek due to my background, and German from school

Welche Sprachen können Sie sprechen?

24 June 2010
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I'm terrible at languages, as are far too many Brits. We tend to get by knowing that most foreigners speak better English than we speak their own languages, which breeds inaction.

I can remember a bit of French and German from school, and having lived in Wales for 15 years I can just about follow a conversation in Welsh (but can't speak or read it). Other than that I'm still trying to master the English language.

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24 June 2010
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Von Bontee
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I speak two languages, if pig latin counts.a-hard-days-night-ringo-9

No, I'm just like Joe, a lazy spoiled English speaker - only in my case, it's more scornful, this being an officially bilingual country, after all.  I never could quite wrap my larynx around those elusive French glottal calisthenics.

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24 June 2010
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Español and English 🙂

 

And a bit of French. I want to study it again this year.

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24 June 2010
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Von Bontee said:

I speak two languages, if pig latin counts.a-hard-days-night-ringo-9

No, I'm just like Joe, a lazy spoiled English speaker - only in my case, it's more scornful, this being an officially bilingual country, after all.  I never could quite wrap my larynx around those elusive French glottal calisthenics.


 

Canadians don't learn english and french in school? What do you do if you go to a french-speaking city?

 

By the way, I speak spanish, english and I'm currently studying japanese. I'd studied a little french and german, but I don't rememeber too much.

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24 June 2010
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English.

A few words in Spanish, but not enough to carry on a conversation.

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24 June 2010
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Well i can speak my native lanuage Lithuanian and English, and a little bit Japanese 🙂

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24 June 2010
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English.  2 years of Japanese.

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24 June 2010
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Von Bontee
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Marcelo said:

Canadians don't learn english and french in school? What do you do if you go to a french-speaking city?


 Yeah, we take French (or Anglais) classes from about age 8 through 14, but they're optional after that, and they only cover the very basics. And I hated it and only learned the bare minimum, and then abandoned it forever (and immediately forgot a lot of what I learned!)  Nobody's fault but my own, I know...Actually, I've considered learning to read & write it better, so I could communicate with a keyboard, or paper & pencil if necessary. But for now I'm content to let the French speak English, that way they can feel superior. Everybody wins!

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24 June 2010
6.52pm
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Von Bontee said:

Marcelo said:

Canadians don't learn english and french in school? What do you do if you go to a french-speaking city?


Yeah, we take French (or Anglais) classes from about age 8 through 14, but they're optional after that, and they only cover the very basics. And I hated it and only learned the bare minimum, and then abandoned it forever (and immediately forgot a lot of what I learned!)  Nobody's fault but my own, I know...Actually, I've considered learning to read & write it better, so I could communicate with a keyboard, or paper & pencil if necessary. But for now I'm content to let the French speak English, that way they can feel superior. Everybody wins!
 

 

Hahaha! That's a fine way to see it, indeed!

 

Madi Yasha-san to Kadikas-san, yoroshiku onegaishimasu! Nihongo hanashimashô!

I'd like to say "thank you" on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we passed the audition.
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24 June 2010
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Madi Yasha-san to Kadikas-san, yoroshiku onegaishimasu! Nihongo hanashimashô!


 

Konnichiwa Marcelo-san 🙂

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24 June 2010
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I speak fluent in Canadian, British, English, and Australian. I'm that daft.

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25 June 2010
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Well, I can speak English only, but barely, but I try...a-hard-days-night-george-4

 

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25 June 2010
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English, Spanish, Latin... and I'm learning French this summer! a-hard-days-night-george-2 I can read Greek... poorly though. and I know all of the lyrics to "Sie Leibt Dich" and "Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand" a-hard-days-night-george-9

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25 June 2010
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Ahaha, me too. I always annoy my friends with them.

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25 June 2010
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English (duh), learning German at school and learnt Japanese at my first primary school.

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25 June 2010
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Oh, I sort of learnt Indonesian in Primary. Only for I think Prep and Grade 1, though. I only remember a few phrases, like Nama saya James, and that sort of thing. Just REALLY basic stuff

25 June 2010
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Incidentally, George had the best German out of the four Beatles. They all learnt a little in Hamburg but he managed the most.

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25 June 2010
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Oh! That's cool! a-hard-days-night-george-9 Probably 'cause he was younger, right? It's easier to, like, store it when you're younger, you know? a-hard-days-night-paul-2

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28 June 2010
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English and quite a bit of French. a-hard-days-night-john-1

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