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Ayumilover.
Oct 7th, 2011, 04:24 AM
i can speak broken russian, and i am in my 2nd year of french and german at my school.

also, i added a poll to see what people think is the most important language to learn.
please consider especially your opinion on the best for business opportunity/job market, as well as social life/things to do in that language country, the people both inside and out, and quality/happiness of life ...plus whatever else you would like.

ranfurly
Oct 7th, 2011, 04:51 AM
have a BA in Japanese, can't say im exactly fluent.

Martian Jeza
Oct 7th, 2011, 05:20 AM
French
Dutch
English

Some words or sentences :

German
Spanish

Dani12
Oct 7th, 2011, 05:24 AM
I know English :lol:

I'm not fluent in Indonesian, but I can carry a general conversation.

Know a little French, Serbian.

Martian Jeza
Oct 7th, 2011, 05:26 AM
Sometimes I don't like being a french speaking guy because french speaking people are the worst at learning languages !

skanky~skanketta
Oct 7th, 2011, 05:29 AM
Fluent: English, Tamil, Bahasa Malaysia
Broken but can get by: Malayalam, Bahasa Indonesia
Very, very broken: Spanish (I can speak only in the present tense)
Can understand a little bit but lots of difficulty speaking: French

And by the way, your spelling of language in the thread title is wrong.

ElusiveChanteuse
Oct 7th, 2011, 05:39 AM
And by the way, your spelling of language in the thread title is wrong.

:lol: Ayumilover :hug: Probably you'll need to revise your English language.:oh:

当然是中文好啊!:oh:

Pump-it-UP
Oct 7th, 2011, 05:45 AM
Took 5 years of Spanish, so I can kinda speak Spanglish. :o:D

VeeJJ
Oct 7th, 2011, 06:29 AM
Fluent: English, Bitch, Sarcasim

Me and Spanish have a complicated relationship :lol: My vocab isn't big but I know quite a bit can understand a good amount. If I just took like a year of it consistently I would be fluent. I've been hearing it for like years.

Tripp
Oct 7th, 2011, 07:04 AM
I'm fluent in English and Spanish, speak a little bit of German, and can understand Italian & French, but definitely not speak them.

I took Russian lessons, but I can't remember a damn thing about it.

Josh.
Oct 7th, 2011, 07:10 AM
Fluent in English and can speak what I call 'travelers French' ie Enough to get by.

McPie
Oct 7th, 2011, 08:19 AM
Thai. :p

ok Laotian a little :lol: since it's very close to our stuff ;)

Martian Jeza
Oct 7th, 2011, 08:19 AM
Thai. :p

Thai girls :inlove:

Duramont
Oct 7th, 2011, 08:26 AM
Fluent: Luxembourgish, German, French and English

I understand a bit of Dutch when reading it.

NoppaNoppa
Oct 7th, 2011, 09:10 AM
Mandarin for poll. Can only speak four languages, I┤m lazy :(

Chinese/Mandarin is probably most difficult. You can┤t lear it from book. They go, for example word language. Can be langUAGE or LANGuage! So I have been told :confused: Did that made any sense? ╠ mean chinese of cource. Same word, diffirent pronouncement. Diffirent meaning. Yea, I┤m confused allready. No eastern languages for me, lol :lol:

edit: Great missread the title. Naturally.

ElusiveChanteuse
Oct 7th, 2011, 09:15 AM
Mandarin for poll. Can only speak four languages, I┤m lazy :(

Chinese/Mandarin is probably most difficult. You can┤t lear it from book. They go, for example word language. Can be langUAGE or LANGuage! So I have been told :confused: Did that made any sense? ╠ mean chinese of cource. Same word, diffirent pronouncement. Diffirent meaning. Yea, I┤m confused allready. No eastern languages for me, lol :lol:

edit: Great missread the title. Naturally.

Yeah. :lol:

claypova
Oct 7th, 2011, 09:25 AM
what can i speak? English and Vietnamese :lol:

NoppaNoppa
Oct 7th, 2011, 09:55 AM
Taking that english is already known. Those that are needed in next 10-30 years = about our working span. In order. Mandarin, Russian (here especially), German and ... Indian... just kidding. ;) There isn┤t such.

Beat
Oct 7th, 2011, 10:16 AM
the thread title says: What languages can you speak?
but the poll title is: What is the best language to learn?

so, which one of these questions do you want answered?
and why can i only pick one language in the poll?

fail.

Kworb
Oct 7th, 2011, 10:51 AM
Dutch and English

Mateo Mathieu
Oct 7th, 2011, 11:13 AM
I speak Auslan.

Kim's_fan_4ever
Oct 7th, 2011, 11:20 AM
the thread title says: What languages can you speak?
but the poll title is: What is the best language to learn?

so, which one of these questions do you want answered?
and why can i only pick one language in the poll?

fail.

+there's no English in the poll. Ayumilover fails like always.

Juanes
Oct 7th, 2011, 11:23 AM
German, English, Czech, Slovak, Polish ... would like to learn Spanish and Italian :hearts:

HawkAussie
Oct 7th, 2011, 11:49 AM
I can speak a little bit of Indoensian

ÚgalitÚ
Oct 7th, 2011, 01:39 PM
English fluently :oh:

Enough Italian to get around, and some Russian.

Ashi
Oct 7th, 2011, 01:42 PM
English
Hindi
Marathi (not very fluent)
Konkani (not very fluent)

delicatecutter
Oct 7th, 2011, 01:42 PM
English.

I also think it's the best language to learn but it's not included in the poll. :facepalm:

Otlichno
Oct 7th, 2011, 02:09 PM
I'm fluent in English and Arabic.

The problem with Arabic is that there are SO many dialects meaning the way I speak in one Arab country has to be completely different to the way I speak Arabic in another country, which confuses me to no end. My Arabic accent is one hot mess though.

Super Dave
Oct 7th, 2011, 02:13 PM
English.

Can speak a little German (3 years in high school) and know bits and pieces of French (one semester in college).

Ayumilover.
Oct 7th, 2011, 02:19 PM
No i figured since the TF language is English, everyone already knows it so there was no need to put it in the poll.

The poll is different from the discussion. I said the on the OP.

Kim'sFAn4ever, you need to get a life

Kim's_fan_4ever
Oct 7th, 2011, 02:35 PM
No i figured since the TF language is English, everyone already knows it so there was no need to put it in the poll.

The poll is different from the discussion. I said the on the OP.

Kim'sFAn4ever, you need to get a life

I would suggest you the same. From my experience I can tell that it doesn't hurt having one :D

bavaria86
Oct 7th, 2011, 05:25 PM
Fluent: Russian, German, English
Broken: Spanish, French, Latin(:lol:)

Ayumilover.
Oct 7th, 2011, 06:29 PM
I would suggest you the same. From my experience I can tell that it doesn't hurt having one :D

good. i'd be worried if an old person like you didn't have more life experiences compared to a teenager who has soccer training or studying 24/7. but really, if you are happy in your life to bash people on a forum with a bitchy comment that doesn't is disrespectful like that and isn't part of the discussion, then don't post at all :shrug:

antonella
Oct 7th, 2011, 06:33 PM
Fully fluent in Classical Pig Latin.

gentenaire
Oct 7th, 2011, 06:37 PM
Dutch, English, French and tiny bit of German

Daruma.
Oct 7th, 2011, 06:42 PM
I can only speak Turkish and mediocre English. :sad: I've been trying to learn Italian by myself but I haven't progressed all that much so I have to exclude it. I want to take French lessons at Institut franšais but can't afford it. :sobbing:

Kim's_fan_4ever
Oct 7th, 2011, 07:07 PM
good. i'd be worried if an old person like you didn't have more life experiences compared to a teenager who has soccer training or studying 24/7. but really, if you are happy in your life to bash people on a forum with a bitchy comment that doesn't is disrespectful like that and isn't part of the discussion, then don't post at all :shrug:

Old person :lol: Good one.
Wasn't a bitchy comment. It was the truth. Your poll = fail.

melodynelson
Oct 7th, 2011, 08:03 PM
Portuguese, English, and my French is functionable. Made my first good German sentence today: Wann willst du denn mit mir spielen? I was so proud.

The best language to learn is clearly English right now. After I would say Chinese or Spanish.

bulava
Oct 8th, 2011, 08:28 AM
Couple of languages but I voted for French because it's mostly spoken 'guest' International language (visiting Scientists, Researchers etc) in my company.

Expat
Oct 9th, 2011, 03:22 PM
English(fluent) Hindi(fluent) Marathi (average) Spanish (can converse enough to get by with the Spanish speaking population in California). All of them are pretty much useless though.

Absolutely hopeless : French and Arabic ( Have had classes in French yet can't understand it at all and lived 3 years in Dubai without speaking more than a phrase of Arabic mostly salaam waleikum and shokran). Catalan I was used to speaking but now I have totally forgotten.

I find German and Dutch to be much simpler than French to learn.

wta_zuperfann
Oct 9th, 2011, 10:12 PM
English, Spanish, and Brooklynese

trying to study Mirandese (northern Portuguese dialect) but am having much trouble because of my p!ss poor memory

Miracle Worker
Oct 9th, 2011, 10:50 PM
Fully fluent: only Polish :dance:

Mediocre: English

Also: Russian, Spanish, German (I should speak without any problems in German, but I really hate this language after my school)

brickhousesupporter
Oct 9th, 2011, 11:20 PM
English, Spanish, and many Caribbean dialects.........

melodynelson
Oct 10th, 2011, 12:39 AM
English, Spanish, and Brooklynese

trying to study Mirandese (northern Portuguese dialect) but am having much trouble because of my p!ss poor memory

And what would interest you to learn Mirandese? I think that it's cool, all power to you but most people here don't even think twice about Mirandese.

Frederik
Oct 10th, 2011, 12:41 AM
English, German & French

Lin Lin
Oct 10th, 2011, 03:46 AM
Chinese and english:awww:

gentenaire
Oct 10th, 2011, 07:54 AM
I find German and Dutch to be much simpler than French to learn.

If English is your first language, it's perfectly normal that German and Dutch are easy for you. They're all Germanic languages, there are lots of similarities.

Once you know French, learning Spanish or Italian is a lot easier as well.

G-Ha
Oct 10th, 2011, 07:37 PM
Fluent English, some German and can understand a little bit of Spanish. And now I'm learning Afrikaans!

wta_zuperfann
Oct 10th, 2011, 08:30 PM
And what would interest you to learn Mirandese? I think that it's cool, all power to you but most people here don't even think twice about Mirandese.

My father's mother was a Miranda. While most of our ancestors were from northern Spain, I'm sure some of them may have crossed the border into present day Portugal. I consider Iberians to be very cultured and was hoping to learn something that would be enlightening and fun. Too bad my memory is so darn bad!

Kylger
Oct 12th, 2011, 02:10 PM
Estonian and English fluently.

Finnish, Russian, German and Greek on conversation level. Writing is a completely different matter though :rolleyes: