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Chung
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Studies: Polish, Slovak, Uzbek, Turkish, Korean, Finnish

 
 Message 3041 of 3740
24 July 2013 at 8:09pm | IP Logged 
Henkkles wrote:
Chung wrote:
Henkkles wrote:
When I get super excited to find an online bookstore with cheap Sami resources.


Help a brotha' out and hook me up!

http://www.samiduodji.com/tuotteet.html?id=2/

I bought Gulahalan 1 & 2, Oanehis giellaoahppa and Timo K. Mukka's Sipirjá in Sami translation all for 41€ including postage. Sadly Davvin books were very expensive on their shop, 16,50€ when they're usually 12€ at maximum...

You might also want to check out Davvi Girji, that's the publisher of most of these books.


Oh (*a little disappointed*). I do know those places although the price for each volume of Davvin is a bit higher than when I was in Inari a couple of years ago. Each book cost 8 euros then while its accompanying CD costs 5 euros. It seems now that when buying online you're sold the book with its CD at a higher combined price. I still think that it's not a bad deal. 16 Euros for each volume of Davvin isn't the worst expenditure in the world.
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Henkkles
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Finland
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544 posts - 1141 votes 
Speaks: Finnish*, English, Swedish
Studies: Russian

 
 Message 3042 of 3740
25 July 2013 at 9:20am | IP Logged 
Chung wrote:
Henkkles wrote:
Chung wrote:
Henkkles wrote:
When I get super excited to find an online bookstore with cheap Sami resources.


Help a brotha' out and hook me up!

http://www.samiduodji.com/tuotteet.html?id=2/

I bought Gulahalan 1 & 2, Oanehis giellaoahppa and Timo K. Mukka's Sipirjá in Sami translation all for 41€ including postage. Sadly Davvin books were very expensive on their shop, 16,50€ when they're usually 12€ at maximum...

You might also want to check out Davvi Girji, that's the publisher of most of these books.


Oh (*a little disappointed*). I do know those places although the price for each volume of Davvin is a bit higher than when I was in Inari a couple of years ago. Each book cost 8 euros then while its accompanying CD costs 5 euros. It seems now that when buying online you're sold the book with its CD at a higher combined price. I still think that it's not a bad deal. 16 Euros for each volume of Davvin isn't the worst expenditure in the world.

I didn't realise the Davvin books had CDs with them! That explains the price. Thanks for pointing it out haha. I might have to make another order sometime...
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dtvrij74_
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Speaks: Mandarin, English*
Studies: French, German, Russian, Norwegian

 
 Message 3043 of 3740
25 July 2013 at 6:51pm | IP Logged 
..when you can remember details about times long past through what languages you were
studying at that time and what levels you were at. I listen to songs in my target
language too and the bands I listen to tend to change over time. I associate Finnish
with memories of my time spent in lower secondary school because I was studying it then.
The first Finnish band I listened to was Apulanta, specifically the song Jumala. I
associate that song with the city that I used to live in when I listened to it
religiously (the two things are just connected in my mind). I also associate songs from
the band Pariisin Kevät with the winter of 2012, because that's when I started to listen
to them (their band name actually means Parisian Spring though..). I could go on with
these examples.
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Henkkles
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Speaks: Finnish*, English, Swedish
Studies: Russian

 
 Message 3044 of 3740
25 July 2013 at 10:52pm | IP Logged 
dtvrij74_ wrote:
..when you can remember details about times long past through what languages you were
studying at that time and what levels you were at. I listen to songs in my target
language too and the bands I listen to tend to change over time. I associate Finnish
with memories of my time spent in lower secondary school because I was studying it then.
The first Finnish band I listened to was Apulanta, specifically the song Jumala. I
associate that song with the city that I used to live in when I listened to it
religiously (the two things are just connected in my mind). I also associate songs from
the band Pariisin Kevät with the winter of 2012, because that's when I started to listen
to them (their band name actually means Parisian Spring though..). I could go on with
these examples.

You haven't listed Finnish as one you study nor speak though, is this really the case?
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dtvrij74_
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Speaks: Mandarin, English*
Studies: French, German, Russian, Norwegian

 
 Message 3045 of 3740
26 July 2013 at 5:08am | IP Logged 
Henkkles wrote:
dtvrij74_ wrote:
..when you can remember details about times long
past through what languages you were
studying at that time and what levels you were at. I listen to songs in my target
language too and the bands I listen to tend to change over time. I associate Finnish
with memories of my time spent in lower secondary school because I was studying it
then.
The first Finnish band I listened to was Apulanta, specifically the song Jumala. I
associate that song with the city that I used to live in when I listened to it
religiously (the two things are just connected in my mind). I also associate songs from
the band Pariisin Kevät with the winter of 2012, because that's when I started to
listen
to them (their band name actually means Parisian Spring though..). I could go on with
these examples.

You haven't listed Finnish as one you study nor speak though, is this really the case?


Yeah, I stopped learning around last year during mid-year school exams because I didn't
get far and because I really needed to concentrate on French instead (which is
mandatory for my school). Now, I only know some words and no grammar, so this is pretty
much useless; for example I know that a word that starts with raka(s)- might have
something to do with the word "love" but I don't know what exactly.

(Also, I had many troubles with the R sound and thought/think that it would hinder
intelligibility)
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Henkkles
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Finland
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544 posts - 1141 votes 
Speaks: Finnish*, English, Swedish
Studies: Russian

 
 Message 3046 of 3740
26 July 2013 at 11:29am | IP Logged 
dtvrij74_ wrote:
Henkkles wrote:
dtvrij74_ wrote:
..when you can remember details about times long
past through what languages you were
studying at that time and what levels you were at. I listen to songs in my target
language too and the bands I listen to tend to change over time. I associate Finnish
with memories of my time spent in lower secondary school because I was studying it
then.
The first Finnish band I listened to was Apulanta, specifically the song Jumala. I
associate that song with the city that I used to live in when I listened to it
religiously (the two things are just connected in my mind). I also associate songs from
the band Pariisin Kevät with the winter of 2012, because that's when I started to
listen
to them (their band name actually means Parisian Spring though..). I could go on with
these examples.

You haven't listed Finnish as one you study nor speak though, is this really the case?


Yeah, I stopped learning around last year during mid-year school exams because I didn't
get far and because I really needed to concentrate on French instead (which is
mandatory for my school). Now, I only know some words and no grammar, so this is pretty
much useless; for example I know that a word that starts with raka(s)- might have
something to do with the word "love" but I don't know what exactly.

(Also, I had many troubles with the R sound and thought/think that it would hinder
intelligibility)

I'm sad to hear you gave up. Yes indeed, "rakas-" is the stem for "love", such as "rakastaa", to love, "rakas", love as in when you call someone your love, "rakkaus", love as a concept and so on. There are many natives who can't pronounce the r due to something and while I admit they are sometimes a little hard to understand most of the time it doesn't matter at all.
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dtvrij74_
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Speaks: Mandarin, English*
Studies: French, German, Russian, Norwegian

 
 Message 3047 of 3740
26 July 2013 at 4:47pm | IP Logged 
Henkkles wrote:
dtvrij74_ wrote:
Henkkles wrote:
dtvrij74_ wrote:
..when you
can remember details about times long
past through what languages you were
studying at that time and what levels you were at. I listen to songs in my target
language too and the bands I listen to tend to change over time. I associate Finnish
with memories of my time spent in lower secondary school because I was studying it
then.
The first Finnish band I listened to was Apulanta, specifically the song Jumala. I
associate that song with the city that I used to live in when I listened to it
religiously (the two things are just connected in my mind). I also associate songs from
the band Pariisin Kevät with the winter of 2012, because that's when I started to
listen
to them (their band name actually means Parisian Spring though..). I could go on with
these examples.

You haven't listed Finnish as one you study nor speak though, is this really the case?


Yeah, I stopped learning around last year during mid-year school exams because I didn't
get far and because I really needed to concentrate on French instead (which is
mandatory for my school). Now, I only know some words and no grammar, so this is pretty
much useless; for example I know that a word that starts with raka(s)- might have
something to do with the word "love" but I don't know what exactly.

(Also, I had many troubles with the R sound and thought/think that it would hinder
intelligibility)

I'm sad to hear you gave up. Yes indeed, "rakas-" is the stem for "love", such as
"rakastaa", to love, "rakas", love as in when you call someone your love, "rakkaus",
love as a concept and so on. There are many natives who can't pronounce the r due to
something and while I admit they are sometimes a little hard to understand most of the
time it doesn't matter at all.


I've been meaning to restart learning because I'm on summer vacation from my French
lessons. I just haven't been able to take the plunge (partially because I have since
read many articles about why Finnish is impossible).
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MarlonX19
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Speaks: Portuguese*, English
Studies: French

 
 Message 3048 of 3740
04 August 2013 at 5:00am | IP Logged 
... When you have like 60 DVDs that you just borrowed from your aunt and you check the languages that are available in each one of them and watch them in your target language.

...When you watch ''american dad'' (my favorite cartoon) in English just because you like the personages' original voices in English.


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