What Languages Can You Speak?

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  1. filia

    filia New Member

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    Very nice site, I love it! I wonder if somebody could help me finding good language reference for learning.
     
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  2. Zaphod

    Zaphod Founding Member

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    I speak English (obviously) and Spanish.

    Some may say I also speak a lot of BS. :yllol:

    Still, assuming the OP is sincere, I have heard that Rosetta Stone is a very good set of programs.

    Of course, 99% of the people who are reading this site are probably taking a second language as part of their HS curriculum, so the Rosetta Stone (and other programs like it) would best serve as supplements (or primaries for their parents! :wink: )

    Speaking more than one language is an ability that cannot be overvalued. It is simply the best thing you can do.
     
  3. jamzmom

    jamzmom Founding Member

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    :diespam:

    LOL, what fun!!
     
  4. Zaphod

    Zaphod Founding Member

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    You've just been DYING to use that smiley, haven't you? :shake: :yllol:
     
  5. ChipAyten

    ChipAyten Member

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    Me fail english? thats unpossible!
     
  6. Just_A_Mom

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    Q. What do you call someone who speaks 3 languages?
    A. Triligual

    Q. What do you call someone who speaks 2 languages?
    A. Bilingual


    Q. What do you call someone who speaks 1 language?
    A. American.


    :biggrin: :shake: :yllol:
     
  7. ChipAyten

    ChipAyten Member

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    And I'm proud to only know how to speak english! ^_^
     
  8. jamzmom

    jamzmom Founding Member

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    You've no idea! I WAS dying to! Every spam I deleted, I'd go "DOH! I couldha used that thingee!" You opened up my chance so I took it!

    Ya'll are darn well pretty funny today. I enjoyed the laugh here.
     
  9. hornetguy

    hornetguy USAFA Cadet

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    I speak English, Japanese, and marginal French. Parisians are mean, makes learning French easier IMO. :)
     
  10. Just_A_Mom

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    OH Chip - if you are ever forunate to get stationed to Europe - you won't be so proud! You will be just another "ignornant American"! Don't be afraid to get some culture! Besides in Norwich U. is practically in Quebec - pick up some French while you are there!
     
  11. ChipAyten

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    *sigh* I guess youre right, youre always right Besides if there were any language that i think would be most beneficial to learn right now it would have to either be Mandarin or Arabic, maybe czech too :rolleyes:
     
  12. WAMom68

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    I took German in high school. It came in handy after I met my husband and we were stationed in Germany. I would go into a store in town, ask for something in German and 9 times out of 10 they would answer me in English! I was kind of embarrassed that my "accent" was so bad they would automatically switch to English. I found the older generation much more willing to converse with me in German, I guess they appreciated my effort even if my grammar wasn't the best.

    I haven't used my German in so long that I don't remember very much. "Use it or lose it" is so true.

    Jamzmom, I love that spam smiley!
     

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