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What languages do you speak?

English
27
39%
French
8
11%
German
6
9%
Spanish
8
11%
Italian
4
6%
Polish
2
3%
Russian
5
7%
Arabic
0
No votes
Swedish
0
No votes
Other
6
9%
Portuguese
4
6%
 
Total votes: 70
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What languages do you speak?

Post by Maturion » Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:35 am

What languages do you speak?

I speak German and Polish. (I was born in Austria but I grew up in Poland.) When I was 10 years old I moved to Munich and went to school there. I'm still here.


I learned French, English and Italian at school.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by pixel » Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:52 am

Where's Klingon? I will ghobe't be igghobe'red!
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by AgentGreen » Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:49 am

French and English are the only languages I can say I speak fluently.

I was raised speaking English. I was taught French from Quebecois grandparents and teachers in middle school, high school, and college.

But I do know a few phrases in Spanish and Italian, and I can understand them to a reasonable degree if spoken slowly and clearly enough along with German and Portuguese. I could also read and understand these languages, as well as Latin (and probably other Romance languages) in writing if I had to.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by |darc| » Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:30 pm

What the hell is this? No Latin?

I can speak English at a grammar führer level and Latin at a pretty decent level. I also took two semesters of Ancient Greek, one semester of German, and one semester of Spanish. I plan on learning Italian and/or more Spanish when I get the time.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by Yonke » Wed Apr 09, 2008 2:33 pm

spanish and spanglish..........english
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by bizzle » Wed Apr 09, 2008 8:49 pm

English.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by mankrip » Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:10 pm

I only speak Portuguese. I can sing some songs in English, but only because I heard them before and know how the pronounce should be. Coming up with my own phrases and pronouncing them is much harder.

The only reason why I can't speak English properly is lack of training, but it's hard to train when nobody around speaks in English. Sometimes I think about using voice chat to talk to English speakers so I can get used to it, but I would feel really awkward doing this.

On a side note, the Japanese pronounce is very easy for Portuguese speakers to learn. It's only painful to learn how to read and write.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by impetus » Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:18 pm

I've got a few semesters' worth of German and Japanese. I'm stupid with vocab, but I understand sentence structure enough to string coherent phrases, and have excellent pronunciation.

I'm rusty on hiragana and katakana, but could easily pick up both again with a few days of review.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by FiendWithoutAface » Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:27 am

Americanese
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by Roofus » Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:47 am

English and some Spanish, though I read and write Spanish better than I speak it.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by BlueCrab » Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:52 am

I took French and Russian in high school. I can't speak either fluently any more, but I'm sure that I could at least carry on a short conversation in either.

Of course, I know English as well (for increasingly less obvious reasons :roll: ).
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by Thomas » Thu Apr 10, 2008 1:35 am

bizzle wrote:English.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by melancholy » Thu Apr 10, 2008 1:40 am

I used to be able to speak some Latin, but it's been 8 years since my last Latin class, so I've pretty much forgotten everything.

So yeah, just English.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by Skynet » Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:15 am

Took Greek for pretty much my entire primary school years. Can only remember basic things like numbers and how to write my name now :lol: German for the first 2 years of high school. Forgotten most things of that too, but being that I have a german father and grandparents, along with my gf's father being german, I haven't completely lost everything. I can understand a fair bit, but just can't really say much.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by JKKDARK » Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:21 pm

Where's the mongolian option? :x :x
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by Basil » Thu Apr 10, 2008 12:26 pm

Russian . because I`m from Russia.Also can speak English and French (learned in school).
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by Covar » Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:45 pm

just English.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by mrandyk » Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:33 pm

Roofus wrote:English and some Spanish, though I read and write Spanish better than I speak it.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by emptythought » Fri Apr 11, 2008 8:45 am

Covar wrote:just English.
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Re: What languages do you speak?

Post by chozen2 » Sat Apr 12, 2008 4:26 am

я немного говорю по русски :)
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