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AjdeNate!
Aug 2nd, 2003, 04:56 PM
I just wanted to say thank you for doing your best! :worship: :worship:

I've recently run across a few posts that were from non-English speaking members and it really struck me that those members are taken for granted for all they have to do to post on here. I've always had patience and empathy for those posters, and I just hope that everyone else feels the same and tries to be inclusive of these posters.

I can't imagine trying to post thoughts in a completely different language! (well, a little French I know - but not enough to post it all the time!). :lol:

:bigclap:

Monica_Rules
Aug 2nd, 2003, 05:03 PM
Well Welsh is my first language but these dyas i speak more in english and write more in english.

Its just the way things are going in Wales.

I do see what you mean it must be hard trying to comunicate in a language that isn't natrual to you.

Maajken
Aug 2nd, 2003, 05:13 PM
Hmm..i think if you're taught a new language as a kid or teenager, after a while it's not really that difficult to start thinking in that other language and communicate with others. I mean, as far as english is concerned (and that's my third language), i've never had any problems getting my point across.

Seles_Beckham
Aug 2nd, 2003, 05:15 PM
I am always trying to do my best, even if i make mistakes..And English is my 3rd language, i speak i write French better.

Hi Seles, thank you....

AjdeNate!
Aug 2nd, 2003, 05:15 PM
True, but I guess the ones I'm most referring to are those who aren't fluent in English. I mean, anyone who speaks multiple languages is a star in my mind.... but the effort to try is impressive!

irma
Aug 2nd, 2003, 05:17 PM
I think my grammatic pretty much sucks. I never understood anything about it in school with the ing stuf and would,could and should;)

Playa
Aug 2nd, 2003, 06:27 PM
I think my grammatic pretty much sucks. I never understood anything about it in school with the ing stuf and would,could and should;)

oh c'mon irma ,you allways whine and moan about your english or men
i think you need a real man like me to rock that beautifull world of yours http://www.wtaworld.com/images/smilies/laugh.gif

btw english is actually my 4th language http://www.wtaworld.com/images/smilies/laugh.gif

irma
Aug 2nd, 2003, 06:59 PM
whining is my job :lol:

AjdeNate!
Aug 2nd, 2003, 08:02 PM
:lol:

Megli
Aug 2nd, 2003, 08:09 PM
I always had problems with learning languages, and I'm happy that I can learn a bit English with chatting :)

JPV
Aug 2nd, 2003, 08:55 PM
I do see what you mean it must be hard trying to comunicate in a language that isn't natrual to you.
It ain't. It's hard for people who aren't used to many languages, but for those that are used to hear many different languages all the time, it ain't that hard.

Off course i wouldn't say i speak/write English fluently, but as long as you are able to understand what i'm trying to say that's fine for me.

Reporting JPV, from Ghent, 15 miles from a French speaking Region, 100 miles from a ENglish speaking country, 120 miles from a German speaking region,...

Quite a different situation compared to those who live in Australia, USA, ....

And off course, writing texts in English makes you practise your English a LOT.

Colin B
Aug 2nd, 2003, 10:44 PM
I agree Seles.
It's a shame some of the posters with English as a mother-tongue don't communicate as well as those writing it as a foreign language.

Barrie_Dude
Aug 2nd, 2003, 10:53 PM
I just wanted to say thank you for doing your best! :worship: :worship:

I've recently run across a few posts that were from non-English speaking members and it really struck me that those members are taken for granted for all they have to do to post on here. I've always had patience and empathy for those posters, and I just hope that everyone else feels the same and tries to be inclusive of these posters.

I can't imagine trying to post thoughts in a completely different language! (well, a little French I know - but not enough to post it all the time!). :lol:

:bigclap:It is amazing how well people in Europe speak English! It boggles my mind!

angele87
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:26 AM
I for one find it much easier to write in english than to talk in english :o The biggest problem I have with my english is sometimes not being able to think of the right word or the right expression bu when I'm typing I have extra time to think where as in a conversation I might stumble over my words a little

Rothes
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:27 AM
:D

It can be hard to get your message accross, when English is your third language, but you manage. :o

(thats why playing Word Association with DeuceDiva is so much fun ;))

ex hopman
Aug 3rd, 2003, 03:11 AM
:)

I have been trying my best! :wavey:

Rothes
Aug 3rd, 2003, 03:16 AM
:)

I have been trying my best! :wavey:

Ashita ni Ame ga furisou desu ;)

Barrie_Dude
Aug 3rd, 2003, 03:43 AM
:D

It can be hard to get your message accross, when English is your third language, but you manage. :o

(thats why playing Word Association with DeuceDiva is so much fun ;))
Anything with Deuce Diva is fun!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Rothes
Aug 3rd, 2003, 03:59 AM
Anything with Deuce Diva is fun!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

ahhh so you've learnt from pass experience ;) :p

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Aug 3rd, 2003, 11:39 AM
ah.. english is my 3rd language as well... and i love english lol. and by reading and posting here improves my english :cool: and there are so many who have taught me new words and just expanded my english vocabulary.
thanks and :kiss: for you

Mattographer
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:02 PM
Yeah, English is my second language. My first language is Auslan (Australian Sign Language). I know it sounds like easy but I don't listen to radio, news, music, people conversation by voice, etc... it where you get learning from but I'm not. My english is improving much better.

:)

Giuliano
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:08 PM
Not to brag or anything but I have to use four languages here and I'm starting to mix them up (words come to my mind in a language instead of another or I speak italian to someone instead of English for instance :sad: ).

I agree with Marri though, posting here has improved my English a lot.

Thank you to native English speakers for doing your best too then. :worship: :bigclap:

AjdeNate!
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:12 PM
Bonjour Julien, how are you aujourd'hui? Qu'est-ce que caul es su nombre? Eu sei este não faço nenhum sentido em tudo. Pensiero giusto di...I sarei divertente.

Giuliano
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:17 PM
Ah, so nous are parlando like ça? Ok, Ich vais fine und dir? Io nicht hablo portuguese ancora, però je will take un cours next Semester. :scratch:

DunkMachine
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:18 PM
I learned English by watching American tv shows and cartoons when I was 6-7 years old.

Some American dude once asked me if I was Canadian because he though I had a "McGuyver-ish" accent. :lol:. I said to him "What are you talking aboot".

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:21 PM
Ah, so nous are parlando like ça? Ok, Ich vais fine und dir? Io nicht hablo portuguese ancora, però je will take un cours next Semester. :scratch:
ooh ohh! i want to parle like this comme vous :D Ja, heute ist one fine day :D

oh yeah.. and i know some crappy 4th and 5h language lol

hey julien mon mari :cool:

AjdeNate!
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:25 PM
Ah, so nous are parlando like ça? Ok, Ich vais fine und dir? Io nicht hablo portuguese ancora, però je will take un cours next Semester. :scratch:
Ca va ok yes. Ich haben un peu headache aujourd'hui again une vez. Genge desku over la dans ton country?

AjdeNate!
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:33 PM
Ou live toi, Julien?

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:34 PM
julien n'est pas ici, aber ich can tell you ou he lives :devil:

AjdeNate!
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:38 PM
D'accord, entonces, Je will dites la a you. :o

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:40 PM
you think il will morte moi? :o

DunkMachine
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:40 PM
Wat voor taal lullen ze nou weer?

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:41 PM
nous parlons nicht dutch :p

Giuliano
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:42 PM
you think il will morte moi? :o
Warum would io te tuer? :p

And ich vis in le Bergen. :cool:

AjdeNate!
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:48 PM
No, je no habla le Dutch. Desole... Je would really aime to, mais il n'y a pas person who will unterrichten Sie moi

AjdeNate!
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:50 PM
Ah, la Bergen. I plan visiter la verano próximo. Peut etre, for the Proximus Diamante Jeus. :bounce:

AjdeNate!
Aug 3rd, 2003, 01:56 PM
Do you peux etre mon guide touriste? :lol: