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PatriotPerson
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6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.
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6/23/2015 6:17:09 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.

#murica Eenglish is al taht madders.
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6/23/2015 6:44:53 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Currently learning Japanese, Mandarin and Arabic.

If I were to put my language sKilLz on a scale of 1-10 (1 being clueless, 10 being fluent) then this would likely be how it would look:

English= 10/10 (obviously)
Arabic= 6/10
Japanese=4/10
Somali=5/10
Mandarin=2/10
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6/23/2015 8:07:50 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 6:17:09 PM, Vox_Veritas wrote:
At 6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.

#murica Eenglish is al taht madders.

sutch skilz
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan" -JFK
"You all stink like poo poo" - Rich Davis
"That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!" -Squidward Tentacles
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6/23/2015 8:08:52 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 6:44:53 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
Currently learning Japanese, Mandarin and Arabic.

If I were to put my language sKilLz on a scale of 1-10 (1 being clueless, 10 being fluent) then this would likely be how it would look:

English= 10/10 (obviously)
Arabic= 6/10
Japanese=4/10
Somali=5/10
Mandarin=2/10

Dang. So would you consider yourself Near-Conversational or Conversational in Arabic?
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan" -JFK
"You all stink like poo poo" - Rich Davis
"That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!" -Squidward Tentacles
"My heart is always breaking for the ghosts that haunt this room." -Nate Ruess
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6/23/2015 8:14:56 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.

I am a native speaker of English. I can speak some French(completed french 1). I can say some phrases in German.
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6/23/2015 8:33:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 8:14:56 PM, SamStevens wrote:
At 6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.

I am a native speaker of English. I can speak some French(completed french 1). I can say some phrases in German.

Me too, I can speak the "classic" phrases in German.
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6/23/2015 8:44:24 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 8:08:52 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
At 6/23/2015 6:44:53 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
Currently learning Japanese, Mandarin and Arabic.

If I were to put my language sKilLz on a scale of 1-10 (1 being clueless, 10 being fluent) then this would likely be how it would look:

English= 10/10 (obviously)
Arabic= 6/10
Japanese=4/10
Somali=5/10
Mandarin=2/10

Dang. So would you consider yourself Near-Conversational or Conversational in Arabic?
My arabic is pretty rusty (haven't spoken in a while) but I would say I'm at Near-Conversational
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6/23/2015 9:04:08 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 6:17:09 PM, Vox_Veritas wrote:
At 6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.

#murica Eenglish is al taht madders.

Awww, I was so going to inb4 that when I saw the OP.
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6/23/2015 9:06:12 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.

Cantonese 10/10
English 9/10
Putonghua (i.e. Modern Standard Mandarin) 7/10 (will be fine so long as I keep typing in it)
Classical Chinese 2/10-9/10 depending on the difficulty of the text
French 4/10

Good luck on your language learning endeavours! :) It's great that more people are putting in the effort to learn other languages.
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http://www.debate.org...

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6/23/2015 9:51:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 9:06:12 PM, Diqiucun_Cunmin wrote:
At 6/22/2015 10:42:54 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
What languages can you speak? The only language I speak fluently is English, but I'm learning Danish and Spanish, and I am considering French after those two.

Cantonese 10/10
English 9/10
Putonghua (i.e. Modern Standard Mandarin) 7/10 (will be fine so long as I keep typing in it)
Classical Chinese 2/10-9/10 depending on the difficulty of the text
French 4/10

Good luck on your language learning endeavours! :) It's great that more people are putting in the effort to learn other languages.

Thanks! Here's Mine:
English: 10/10
Spanish: 3/10
Danish: 2/10
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan" -JFK
"You all stink like poo poo" - Rich Davis
"That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!" -Squidward Tentacles
"My heart is always breaking for the ghosts that haunt this room." -Nate Ruess
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6/23/2015 9:58:57 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
English: 10/10
Chinese (Mandarin): 9/10 if it's speaking, considerably lower for reading and writing
French: 6/10--I'm up to French 4
German: 2/10--I know some phrases
Japanese: 2/10--same as German
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6/23/2015 10:01:51 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 9:58:57 PM, Sapphique wrote:
English: 10/10
Chinese (Mandarin): 9/10 if it's speaking, considerably lower for reading and writing
French: 6/10--I'm up to French 4
German: 2/10--I know some phrases
Japanese: 2/10--same as German

Rad
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan" -JFK
"You all stink like poo poo" - Rich Davis
"That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!" -Squidward Tentacles
"My heart is always breaking for the ghosts that haunt this room." -Nate Ruess
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6/23/2015 10:04:12 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 10:01:51 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
At 6/23/2015 9:58:57 PM, Sapphique wrote:
English: 10/10
Chinese (Mandarin): 9/10 if it's speaking, considerably lower for reading and writing
French: 6/10--I'm up to French 4
German: 2/10--I know some phrases
Japanese: 2/10--same as German

Rad

Lol thanks. I'm contemplating whether or not to try Russian or to improve my Japanese and German first.
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"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
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6/23/2015 10:13:24 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 10:04:12 PM, Sapphique wrote:
At 6/23/2015 10:01:51 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
At 6/23/2015 9:58:57 PM, Sapphique wrote:
English: 10/10
Chinese (Mandarin): 9/10 if it's speaking, considerably lower for reading and writing
French: 6/10--I'm up to French 4
German: 2/10--I know some phrases
Japanese: 2/10--same as German

Rad

Lol thanks. I'm contemplating whether or not to try Russian or to improve my Japanese and German first.

Improve Japanese and German first, they're more beneficial.
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan" -JFK
"You all stink like poo poo" - Rich Davis
"That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!" -Squidward Tentacles
"My heart is always breaking for the ghosts that haunt this room." -Nate Ruess
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6/23/2015 10:14:36 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 10:13:24 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
At 6/23/2015 10:04:12 PM, Sapphique wrote:
At 6/23/2015 10:01:51 PM, PatriotPerson wrote:
At 6/23/2015 9:58:57 PM, Sapphique wrote:
English: 10/10
Chinese (Mandarin): 9/10 if it's speaking, considerably lower for reading and writing
French: 6/10--I'm up to French 4
German: 2/10--I know some phrases
Japanese: 2/10--same as German

Rad

Lol thanks. I'm contemplating whether or not to try Russian or to improve my Japanese and German first.

Improve Japanese and German first, they're more beneficial.

Yeah, I'll probably do that.
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"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
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6/23/2015 10:16:12 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
10/10 - English
8/10 - Korean
3/10 - French
3/10 - Latin (does Latin count? XD)
1/10 - German
1/10 - Italian
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6/29/2015 11:08:07 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/23/2015 10:16:12 PM, RevNge wrote:
10/10 - English
8/10 - Korean
3/10 - French
3/10 - Latin (does Latin count? XD)
1/10 - German
1/10 - Italian

Latin is a dead language, but I guess it counts, lol.
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan" -JFK
"You all stink like poo poo" - Rich Davis
"That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!" -Squidward Tentacles
"My heart is always breaking for the ghosts that haunt this room." -Nate Ruess