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What languages can you speak (or aspire to speak)?

  1. #1


    England
    Posts : 194
    Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

    What languages can you speak (or aspire to speak)?


    This thread is inspired by a discussion we had recently over on SF.

    Do you speak a language other than English?

    I can speak a little bit of French (which is more than enough to survive on when in France) and I'm currently learning ancient Greek and Latin... but they don't really count .

    If you want, give us a little taster of that language.

    Oli

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  2. #2

    Polski


    Cześć,
    Nazywam Się Ryszard.
    Jak masz na imię?



    (Hello,
    My name is Richard.
    What is your name?)
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  3. #3


    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 652
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/ Windows 8.1 64 bit


    I only speak English and don't need to learn another language, don't go anywhere to use another one.
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  4. #4


    California
    Posts : 1,714
    Windows 7 Home Premium S 64 bit


    Well spoken Joan!
    Not a traveling couple either especially with wife with Progressive MS.
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  5. #5


    back in the stone age when i was at school we learnt French and Russian, why Russian i will never know
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  6. #6


    California
    Posts : 1,714
    Windows 7 Home Premium S 64 bit


    Not the stone age but had to learn Church latin being taught by Sister Superior as I was an alter boy! Mea Culpa! ( I think)
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  7. #7


    Macedonia
    Posts : 8
    Windows 7 Ultimate x32 (in future I hope Win8)


    Здраво на сите. Јас се викам Ивица. Се радувам што сум овде. Поздрав
    Hello to everyone. My name is Ivica. I'm glad that I'm here. cheers
    Last edited by Grimmjow; 01 Jun 2010 at 17:05. Reason: I've forgot to mention, macedonian is my native language:)
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  8. #8


    I speak Spanish a little, although you wouldn't believe it hearing me.
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  9. #9


    A Finnish ex-pat in Leipzig, Germany
    Posts : 1,443
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Finnish and Swedish; Finland is a bilingual country and I come from a bilingual family. English was my working language throughout my working years, German because of it's where I live with my German wife. These four enough to read a book or do a crossword.

    Dutch, Italian and Spanish enough to survive, a bit Norwegian because it's so close to Swedish.

    I would like to learn French. For some reason, even though languages have always been easy to me, French has been difficult. At the moment I can only say in French, that I do not speak it

    Languages have always been my hobby, I like to be able to communicate in different languages.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 10
    Windows Vista Home Premium x86 (32bit) but soon to be Windows 7 Ultimate x86


    I speak english, quite a bit of german, less of french and the odd word of russian, slovenian, croatian, spanish and italian
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