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FireViN
Diglot
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Brazil
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196 posts - 292 votes 
Speaks: Portuguese*, EnglishC2
Studies: Italian

 
 Message 2177 of 3740
06 March 2012 at 4:14am | IP Logged 
When you are playing videogame with your friends and, while they are actually playing, you are wondering about the language written in the walls. It was vietnamese.
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kottoler.ello
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128 posts - 192 votes 
Speaks: English*, Russian, Mandarin, French
Studies: Japanese, German

 
 Message 2178 of 3740
07 March 2012 at 8:45pm | IP Logged 
When you carefully cut off the corner of a single-serving packet of matcha instead of tearing it on the indicated line so as to preserve the text on the back. Also, you're not even really studying Japanese, just trying to learn the pronunciations of the hiragana and katakana to be able to pronounce all the random signs and posters (and tea packages) you encounter on occasion.
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GeneMachine
Triglot
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Germany
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Speaks: German*, EnglishC1, Latin
Studies: French, Japanese

 
 Message 2179 of 3740
07 March 2012 at 9:44pm | IP Logged 
When you come home after the second day of a three day, 8 hours per day exam in patent law and watch a Latin learning youtube channel to relax. Might as well schedule me for emergency slaughter now...
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Iversen
Super Polyglot
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Denmark
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Speaks: Danish*, French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Esperanto, Romanian, Catalan
Studies: Afrikaans, Greek, Norwegian, Russian, Serbian, Icelandic, Latin, Irish, Lowland Scots, Indonesian, Polish, Croatian
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 Message 2180 of 3740
07 March 2012 at 11:40pm | IP Logged 
WHen you read the post above and wonder whether it is the channel of Evans1965
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Ari
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Speaks: Swedish*, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese
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 Message 2181 of 3740
08 March 2012 at 6:58am | IP Logged 
When you go to Hong Kong for two weeks and return with fourteen books, half of which are dictionaries.
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GeneMachine
Triglot
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Germany
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 Message 2182 of 3740
08 March 2012 at 7:44am | IP Logged 
It is indeed Evan's channel, Iversen. You may add another golden star to your nerd ID card.
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cmellor
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 Message 2183 of 3740
08 March 2012 at 8:17pm | IP Logged 
psy88 wrote:
When you would never watch a "soap opera" but love telenovelas because you can practice your Spanish..but secretly love the story lines.


Completely guilty! I used to complain endlessly when my mother and sisters would watch "Days of our Lives" yet now I can't wait to see "Una Familia Con Suerte"!
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mick33
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Studies: Thai, Polish, Afrikaans, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Swedish

 
 Message 2184 of 3740
09 March 2012 at 9:17am | IP Logged 
cmellor wrote:
psy88 wrote:
When you would never watch a "soap opera" but love telenovelas because you can practice your Spanish..but secretly love the story lines.


Completely guilty! I used to complain endlessly when my mother and sisters would watch "Days of our Lives" yet now I can't wait to see "Una Familia Con Suerte"!
I feel really guilty now. I have avoided watching telenovelas and Spanish soap operas for a long time. My flimsy excuse is I dislike English soap operas and have always doubted that I'd like Spanish soap operas any better. I think I may have to start watching them.

I have also read an article in the Huffington Post about something that happened in Italy. The article is in English, but it links to the original Italian article in Corriere della Sera twice. This made my day!



Edited by mick33 on 09 March 2012 at 9:20am



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