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What languages do you know?

Postby redfoxer » Wed 04.27.2005 4:00 pm

I was wondering how many people here are already multilingual. :D I know alot of swedish and dutch people (well around the netherland area) who have english as their second language but its so good that you'd think the lived somewhere people speak english all the time! I myself can speak english and vietnamese. So i was wondering what other languages can other people speak!
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Opgots » Wed 04.27.2005 4:51 pm

Japanese is my 3rd Language. Spanish is my birth tongue, althought I live in the US. So I know English too. I can understand some Italian since its alot like Spanish. I can understand the littlest bit of french, but I plan on going into French after I understand Japanese decently well (Looking back, I think it wold have been wiser to start with French, since that would probably have come easier).
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby nef919 » Wed 04.27.2005 5:16 pm

Spanish is my native language (I'm Puerto Rican)
English and American (don't ask) I also speak several english sub languages aka slang from several areas of the country.
German (Intermidiate level I leved there for 3 years)
Russian (Beginner level Long story)
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Reggie » Wed 04.27.2005 8:01 pm

I speak English and Vietnamese too. Right now, I'm learning Spanish in school, but that's not really working out too well since my teacher's kind of...bad. On top of that, I'm trying to teach myself Japanese, which started out well, but I'm getting lazy now. After a year or two of Japanese, I'd like to tackle either Cantonese or Mandarin though.
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Schattenjedi » Thu 04.28.2005 7:45 am

chao viet nguoi! viet ang is good. especially pho and bun bo hue or however u spell it. Was in Vietnam for one month last summer. Great fun...although I hate how impossible your language is. So, I speak German, English, and beginner's Japanese.
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Xmax » Thu 04.28.2005 8:12 am

I speak Italian (native), English, and I'm now learning Japanese.

Also, I can understand simple French and Spanish (especially written), but it would be far fetched to say I'm fluent in those languages.
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Chan » Thu 04.28.2005 9:01 am

i speak english, chinese (mandarin, cantonese and taiwanese dialect), Japanese, and Malay... i can read and write in all the above languages.... although i'm not that good at japanese... learning chinese really helped alot when i'm learning kanji...essentially they have the same meanings and characters....just a slight differential in pronounciation..its like now i know more than 5000 kanji characters...i'm moving on to learn french soon
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Spaztick » Thu 04.28.2005 12:01 pm

English is native tounge
Studied German for 5 years, but am only decent at it
Studying Japanese (this is almsot 8 months now, and I know more Japanese than I do German!)
Know a few phrases of Spanish, Chiense, and Vietnamese (only vietnamese i know is didi mau :P)
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Kei » Thu 04.28.2005 12:25 pm

I can speak spanish and english. Took german for many years with no real progress. Now trying to learn japanese.
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Elumi » Thu 04.28.2005 1:25 pm

Tagalog (my native tongue) --> don't speak any other smaller language/dialect in our country
English (Second language - very fluent)
Spanish (beginner - intermediate)
Japanese (presently learning)
*this is what you'll see in my resume!

German (days, numbers, some foul words)
Italian, Korean, and American (only food names)
Chinese (people's names)
Elven language (LOTR! Kidding... thought I'd add that when we sing some lyrical pieces from it's soundtracks)

Want to know French so I can sing French. :D

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Some people are so sugoi!!!! They know about 10 languages! They're so cool! *I bow to your greatness!*
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby redfoxer » Thu 04.28.2005 5:22 pm

Schattenjedi wrote:
chao viet nguoi! viet ang is good. especially pho and bun bo hue or however u spell it.....


LOL! Sugoi! thats amazing viet you did their considering i pretty much suck at reading vietnamese anyway :P it makes perfect sense. pho and bun bo hue is v.nice :) and i dont know how to spell it neither :P but pho is correct.

Spaztick wrote:
didi mau :P
lol thats go quickley rite?

Elumi wrote:
Tagalog (my native tongue) --> don't speak any other smaller...


What country is that from?

Its cool to see lots of people who can speak many languages! Nihongo wa itsumo!
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby Midori » Fri 04.29.2005 9:30 am

native Swedish

fluent English

a little French

a little Finnish - a very beautiful and unusual language

and now taking on Japanese!

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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby ShinDig » Fri 04.29.2005 1:31 pm

English

French (qui je deteste...lol)

I can count to ten in german lol...

some basic Spanish

some basic italian (beautiful language)

Trying japanese, but failing badly :D (after GCSE's are over, i'm going to try a LOT harder)

one phrase in chinese: sek si ;)
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby GMK-kaijuu » Fri 04.29.2005 2:37 pm

Im not sure everyone knows the joke but here it is: What to you call someone that knows three languages? Trilingual. What do you call someone that speaks two languages? Bilingual. What do you call someone that speaks one language? AMERICAN!
Thats me but im trying to change that now by learning Japanese.
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RE: What languages do you know?

Postby dragon89 » Fri 04.29.2005 6:41 pm

I speak english of course.

Je parle français mais pas bon. (i speak french but not well)

and...I'm learning japanese. (still a beginner though)
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