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What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:06:23 Reply

I am thinking of possibly learning a new language both for fun, to show off, and for actually use. If you were to learn a new language what would it be?

Rosetta Stone is called the best and easiest way to learn and they teach basically every language on Earth. People always take Spanish or French and I don't know if I want to do either of those. I don't plan on traveling to Mexico or Spain anytime soon, and most Hispanic people I meet speak decent English.

I have a very slight lean toward learning German. My stepdad works for Mercedez Benz building cars, and he is a highly recognized worker who gets sent to Germany often to learn new prototypes. I plan on going with him sometime.

Though, the lean toward German is slight. I will spend at most one month of my entire life there. What do you think I should learn?

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I've been studying Itlian. But if i could choose, I'd also try Russian. Little other languages are as sexy.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:09:50 Reply

Though, the lean toward German is slight. I will spend at most one month of my entire life there. What do you think I should learn?

You should definitely learn German then, in my opinion.

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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:11:38 Reply

What job do you want to get later in life? For diplomat or trading purposes, learn either Arabic, Spanish, or Mandarin. Otherwise learn based on where you plan on living later in life.

If I had it, I'd definitely take Mandarin.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:12:50 Reply

Enligsh.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:15:08 Reply

What languages do American kids/teenagers learn in their school? Because most European country's learn English, French, German and sometimes Spanish.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:18:11 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:06 PM, Cootie wrote: Rosetta Stone is called the best and easiest way to learn and they teach basically every language on Earth.

No, the best method would be to go there and learn it whilst being doused in the environment and culture.

You're never going to learn a language if you play a few games and listen to a few clips. You need to be speaking and be spoken to every day in that language. It's a lot more work than most people think, and the Rosetta Stone is just another one of those things that gives faith to people who want to do things the easy way.

I've spent the past two years speaking German every day, practicing when I'm alone (driving in the car, in the shower), using it whenever possible, and also being in an environment where the people I'm talking to will not respond in French (or English).Two years and I'm still not fluent, and that's a given. And it was the same way when I was learning English.

One thing that you need to know is that you will NEVER learn a language if you aren't totally passionate about it. It takes dedication and practice... All of the time. And once you become fluent it doesn't stop. You can lose the ability to speak more rapidly than the time it took to learn it.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:21:15 Reply

Currently learning Python.

Not what you meant, but a language nonetheless.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:21:37 Reply

Ich denke dass du sollst Deutsch lernen
This is german and yes in my opinion it is the best choice


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:23:59 Reply

Ethiopian.

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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:27:09 Reply

Well if my choices are the ones you have shown in that picture, I'd have to choose Canadian. I live so close to them yet can't understand a damn word. People from Minnesota speak a similar language so I guess it would come in handy if I ever met Minnesotans.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:30:21 Reply

Indian Cantonese or Mandarin.

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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:31:19 Reply

I didn't know that there is such language as european.

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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:32:51 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:21 PM, tonypar16 wrote: Ich denke dass du sollst Deutsch lernen
This is german and yes in my opinion it is the best choice

Ich sprechen sehr klein deutsch...
Ich habe sechszehn jahren alt, and a few other phrases.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:33:06 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:30 PM, mikel-scott wrote: Indian Cantonese or Mandarin.

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Indian? Shit I didn't know there was a language called Indian. It must be related to Canadian or American or Mexican.

There are a total of 22 spoken languages through-out India. The most widely spoken would probably be Hindi.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:34:33 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:15 PM, Jacco wrote: What languages do American kids/teenagers learn in their school? Because most European country's learn English, French, German and sometimes Spanish.

In America we learn Spanish or French. You have to take two years of either language if you wish to graduate with an advanced diploma. Most kids opt to learn Spanish since it is "easier".


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:36:25 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:32 PM, phrozonfire wrote: Ich sprechen sehr klein deutsch...
Ich habe sechszehn jahren alt, and a few other phrases.

Also: Ich spreche sehr weniges Deutsch* Ich habe sechzehn jahre*


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:41:11 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:06 PM, Cootie wrote: I am thinking of possibly learning a new language both for fun, to show off, and for actually use. If you were to learn a new language what would it be?

Alot of people lie about speaking a language, and can fake enough to fool people, so ill just say what I know

English - Fluently
German - Fluently, Mostly
Russian - 100 words
Bulgarian - 50 words
Bosnian - 10 words, lol
Norwegian - easily 300
Swedish - Same
Italian - 30, 40 words
Spanish - 50 words

whats the best? I dont know. Id say if youre a native english speaker, german would be the easiest, but if ya want a more bobbaty boopy sound, go with italian, or spanish, spanish is like an angry bobbaty boopy [ spain, not mexico, mexican spanish is just lazy ]

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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:42:47 Reply

gibberish...


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:43:22 Reply

I'm doing French. I suggest you do the same, Alabama.

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At 4/4/11 03:31 PM, Makakaov wrote: I didn't know that there is such language as european.

I didn't know Canada spoke Canadian, but eh, it's ok. Also, you Russians got left out. :(

I plan on learning French since they provide free classes in my University, unfortunatly it's in lunch hour, so I don't know if I will be able to keep up.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:47:14 Reply

It's funny hearing americans talk foreign languages. Their accents stick out the most lol.

Anyways I'd probably learn arabic for bragging rights, but if I were to learn a serious language then spanish. Because why not. It sounds great.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:51:20 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:45 PM, MiroDK wrote:
At 4/4/11 03:31 PM, Makakaov wrote: I didn't know that there is such language as european.
I didn't know Canada spoke Canadian, but eh, it's ok. Also, you Russians got left out. :(

I plan on learning French since they provide free classes in my University, unfortunatly it's in lunch hour, so I don't know if I will be able to keep up.

Speaking Canadian is just like speaking English except you say "aboot" and add the word "eh?" onto the end of every sentence.


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At 4/4/11 03:47 PM, Lorkas wrote: It's funny hearing americans talk foreign languages. Their accents stick out the most lol.

Oh yeah, that's true, Americans speaking Portuguese are pretty funny, I've never heard one speaking a slavic language though, it must be even stranger.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:53:58 Reply

Arabic and Japanese, two very useful ones.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:54:25 Reply

Well, I would want to know Spanish I guess, since they speak that like a secret code. But Italian or French sound really nice. I wouldn't want something revolting to the ears, like Arabic, or Chinese, or German. Those languages sound, (if they were combined) like loud angry terrorist monkey screams.

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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:55:13 Reply

I've been learning Spanish (or at least attempting to).

I took a bunch of Spanish classes in middle school, so I know some basic vocabulary, but the college course is really picking up the pace.

I fucking hate irregular verbs.


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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:56:10 Reply

I think it would be fun to try Chinese or Japanese.

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Response to What new language would you learn? 2011-04-04 15:59:23 Reply

At 4/4/11 03:47 PM, Lorkas wrote: It's funny hearing americans talk foreign languages. Their accents stick out the most lol.

You can learn an accent too, clearly. I'm sure hearing you speak Spanish with your Lithuanian accent would sound awkward as well.


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I would learn Finnish all the fucking way.


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