Sophie

How many languages do you speak?

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I speak English, je parle le français, ich spreche Deutsch, and/et/und/ãã—ã¦ã€ ç§ã¯æ—¥æœ¬èªžã‚’話ã—ã¾ã™ã€‚

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I just speak English, and I know some French from four years I took in high school (though I've forgotten most of it, lol)

I am also currently taking an American sign language class just for fun and am potentially going to take more sign language classes at my university in the fall :)

I think it would be so cool to be multi-lingual!

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Just English...I took Spanish for 6 years but I've forgotten a lot of it lol :P

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English. And I can read and write French fairly well, but I'm not that great at speaking it. Oh, and I can read, write, speak and understand Glaswegian.

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As mentioned previously, I used to speak a little ASL, and I took Spanish in school for a few years but forgot most of it.

But I speak a few programming languages fluently! </nerd>

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Oh, and I can read, write, speak and understand Glaswegian.

xxx

I had to google Glaswegian to see if you were making that up. Lol.

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That's awesome Sophie!

Are you fluent in all four languages?

I used to be borderline-fluent in French but I didn't take it in grade 12 so unfortunately I lost that near-fluency but I live in Quebec (a predominantly French Province in Canada,) so it wouldn't be difficult to get that near-fluency back. I can still read it very well though. I'm not fluent in German yet but I am on my way to being fluent and I will be doing a year abroad in Germany for school. I can speak and understand spoken German better than French, but I can read French better.

While I have no doubt I will become fluent in French and German, I can't say the same for Japanese. I can understand the spoken language much better than I can speak it. I can read Katakana and Hiragana but that won't get you far without Kanji. Japanese is incredibly hard (VERY different sentence structure, particles, verbs, etc.) But I will never stop studying it, and I know all the basics. So I can communicate in it.

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I can't say the same for Japanese. I can understand the spoken language much better than I can speak it. I can read Katakana and Hiragana but that won't get you far without Kanji. Japanese is incredibly hard (VERY different sentence structure, particles, verbs, etc.) But I will never stop studying it, and I know all the basics. So I can communicate in it.

Agree, :). I remember visiting Japan during the springtime, and I was looking at a map of the train stations (the symbols were all in kanji). My dad told me that if I could find Tokyo, I could find our location. Well, I found Tokyo, but I quickly asked my dad," Dad, where are we now?"

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I had to google Glaswegian to see if you were making that up. Lol.

Ah, yes, Glaswegian...

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That was a funny vid! And I find it hilarious that that guy's wearing a cincinnati bearcats hat lol.

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Agree, :). I remember visiting Japan during the springtime, and I was looking at a map of the train stations (the symbols were all in kanji). My dad told me that if I could find Tokyo, I could find our location. Well, I found Tokyo, but I quickly asked my dad," Dad, where are we now?"

You've been to Japan? I'm so jealous! I've always wanted to go. But I'm 19, plenty of time (I hope.)

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Forums shortest post ever that still answers the question! lol

 

Technically I speak English, Croatian, Serbian, Italian, and French.

Fluently I speak English and Croatian.

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Besides English (duh), I know a bit of Spanish and French. Right now I am taking German and I might take Japanese sometime later. 

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English and Afrikaans primarily. Also Dutch and a bit of German and Hebrew

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Hello all! hmm I am Chinese, but i was born and I grew up in the Philippines.

 

I can speak: Filipino, English, Chinese Fookien dialect, Chinese Mandarin, and a little Spanish. 

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Forums shortest post ever that still answers the question! lol

 

Technically I speak English, Croatian, Serbian, Italian, and French.

Fluently I speak English and Croatian.

 

Are Croatian and Serbian part of the same language family?

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Are Croatian and Serbian part of the same language family?

Yes. Sometimes the words that come out of my mouth may be Serbian but I can't read Serbian because of it's alphabet. I can only read Croatian but when I speak it's a mix of both but if people ask me I just say Croatian cuz it's the one I can read.

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Awesome!

Literally, I know none because I don't speak. :-D

Well, I can speak but I haven't practiced for years. I am deaf. Of course, I know how to type, write and read. I am thankful for that.

Visual/Sign Languages: American Sign Language ASL, French Sign Language LSF (some) and Russian Sign Language (little)

Spoken Languages: English, French (2 years in a college, I forgot most of it but remember how to read some), Traditional-Chinese (read little only, my wife is from Hong Kong and play Mahjong often with my wife's family)

:-)

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