Register  Login  Active Topics  Maps  

You know you’re a language nerd when...

  Tags: Language Geek
 Language Learning Forum : General discussion Post Reply
3740 messages over 468 pages: << Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 312 ... 467 468 Next >>
Cavesa
Triglot
Senior Member
Czech Republic
Joined 3055 days ago

3277 posts - 6777 votes 
Speaks: Czech*, FrenchC2, EnglishC1
Studies: Spanish, German, Italian

 
 Message 2489 of 3740
16 July 2012 at 5:29pm | IP Logged 
When you feel like it is your birthday when your boyfriend, influenced by the language
learning discussion between you and two friends at a campfire, announces he will join you
for your German August!
1 person has voted this message useful



Phantom Kat
Diglot
Senior Member
United States
Joined 3109 days ago

160 posts - 253 votes 
Speaks: Spanish*, English
Studies: Finnish

 
 Message 2490 of 3740
22 July 2012 at 11:45am | IP Logged 
- when you are returning back home on a Greyhound bus, and after playing your 3DS for
the first three hours of the trip, you decide to take out your Beginner's Finnish book to
study for the last leg of the trip. The guy next you, who had been reading a book,
turns to you and asks with surprise, "You're studying Finnish? Are you planning a trip to
the country?" (He says this with interest.)Realizing that for once in the past two and
odd years since you had the book someone recognizes the language you are studying, you
turn to him with the hugest smile ever. You reply, "Actually, I'm just learning it for
fun. I think it's a very interesting language." The man turned out to have travelled to
Finland and says that he has never met anyone learning the language. That was certainly
something to remember.

- Kat

Edited by Phantom Kat on 27 July 2012 at 11:16pm

7 persons have voted this message useful



AlephBey
Tetraglot
Groupie
India
Joined 2834 days ago

41 posts - 137 votes 
Speaks: English, Hindi*, Urdu, Japanese
Studies: German, Spanish

 
 Message 2491 of 3740
22 July 2012 at 5:32pm | IP Logged 
When the fact that one of your immediate seniors at law school happens to be from South
Korea is more than enough reason for you to decide to reach the equivalent of an A1 in
Korean by the end of the first semester.
3 persons have voted this message useful



psy88
Senior Member
United States
Joined 3637 days ago

467 posts - 882 votes 
Studies: Spanish*, Japanese, Latin, French

 
 Message 2492 of 3740
23 July 2012 at 2:26am | IP Logged 
when you have a dream that you are trying to help someone fill out an application form and are unable to do so and, in the dream, realize that you are having trouble because the form is written in Old Norse! In your awake life you are not studying Old Norse. You did hear about it, for the first time, in a lecture a few weeks ago. Now you wonder if you should study it in real life.

when you realize that, increasingly, you are having dreams related to languages. You feel really good knowing that your unconscious mind has accepted and embraced your language nerdery.
2 persons have voted this message useful



Ismeme Granger
Newbie
United States
Joined 2628 days ago

26 posts - 65 votes 
Speaks: English*
Studies: Spanish

 
 Message 2493 of 3740
23 July 2012 at 5:42am | IP Logged 
When your favorite part about going to LensCrafters to get sunglasses is the fact that
the lady who helps you out has a thick Russian accent--and you can't help the big grin on
your face and your daydreams of when you can study Russian.
1 person has voted this message useful



WingSuet
Triglot
Senior Member
Sweden
Joined 3397 days ago

169 posts - 211 votes 
Speaks: Swedish*, English, German
Studies: Cantonese

 
 Message 2494 of 3740
25 July 2012 at 10:40pm | IP Logged 
When you read someone's facebook update saying she's having cake to celebrate Anki, and
you think: "Wow, I didn't know she uses Anki, and to like it that much that she
celebrates it with cake!", before you realize that Anki is actually a person (a short
name for a Swedish name).
4 persons have voted this message useful



LeadZeppelin
Diglot
Groupie
United States
Joined 3067 days ago

59 posts - 85 votes 
Speaks: English*, French
Studies: Spanish

 
 Message 2495 of 3740
26 July 2012 at 5:59am | IP Logged 
...you've experimented with at least one reduced sleep schedule in an attempt to maximize
the number of hours that you can spend learning languages.
5 persons have voted this message useful



Hertz
Pro Member
United States
Joined 2559 days ago

47 posts - 63 votes 
Speaks: English*
Studies: German, Spanish, Mandarin
Personal Language Map

 
 Message 2496 of 3740
26 July 2012 at 6:16am | IP Logged 
When you are elated to find a multi-lingual dictionary in a used bookstore that translates between two languages that you don't even speak.

Speaking of which, does anybody need a pocket-sized German-Czech dictionary?


2 persons have voted this message useful



This discussion contains 3740 messages over 468 pages: << Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468  Next >>


Post ReplyPost New Topic Printable version Printable version

You cannot post new topics in this forum - You cannot reply to topics in this forum - You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum - You cannot create polls in this forum - You cannot vote in polls in this forum


This page was generated in 0.5781 seconds.


DHTML Menu By Milonic JavaScript
Copyright 2019 FX Micheloud - All rights reserved
No part of this website may be copied by any means without my written authorization.