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Zoulch
Diglot
Newbie
France
Joined 2270 days ago

3 posts - 6 votes
Speaks: French*, English
Studies: German

 
 Message 3097 of 3735
30 September 2013 at 1:24pm | IP Logged 
When after downloading a movie, you realize there are hardcoded subtitles in a language you don't know but you're not disappointed at all and try to read them anyway...
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Amerykanka
Hexaglot
Senior Member
United States
Joined 3335 days ago

657 posts - 890 votes 
Speaks: English*, Spanish, Polish, Latin, Ancient Greek, Russian

 
 Message 3098 of 3735
30 September 2013 at 5:59pm | IP Logged 
When you think Ancient Greek accentuation is the coolest thing ever, while for some reason your classmates are convinced that it is the bane of their existence.

Teango wrote:
Happy belated Forumday, Amerykanka!



Time to blow out those candles and wish for 3 more languages... ;)


Thank you! Let's hope my wish comes true. :)


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Matthew12
Newbie
United States
Joined 2489 days ago

13 posts - 20 votes
Speaks: English*
Studies: Spanish, German

 
 Message 3099 of 3735
01 October 2013 at 3:50am | IP Logged 
You spend your whole time reading about language learning (blogs and forums like HTLAL),
and only look at the language for 5 minutes.
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Henkkles
Triglot
Senior Member
Finland
Joined 2417 days ago

544 posts - 1141 votes 
Speaks: Finnish*, English, Swedish
Studies: Russian

 
 Message 3100 of 3735
05 October 2013 at 10:10pm | IP Logged 
...you quite like grammar tables, paradigms and the like and can't for the life of you understand why people bash them.
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Cavesa
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Senior Member
Czech Republic
Joined 3173 days ago

3277 posts - 6778 votes 
Speaks: Czech*, FrenchC2, EnglishC1
Studies: Spanish, German, Italian

 
 Message 3101 of 3735
05 October 2013 at 10:24pm | IP Logged 
when you think really hard about ways to gently but clearly instruct your relatives not to give you books translated to your native language and choose the originals instead as birthday presents.
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beano
Diglot
Senior Member
United KingdomRegistered users can see my Skype Name
Joined 2786 days ago

1049 posts - 2152 votes 
Speaks: English*, German
Studies: Russian, Serbian, Hungarian

 
 Message 3102 of 3735
05 October 2013 at 10:31pm | IP Logged 
You meet someone in your own country who has family roots in a different land and you immediately start to
wonder if they can speak another language.

Edited by beano on 05 October 2013 at 10:31pm

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ling
Diglot
Groupie
Taiwan
Joined 2750 days ago

61 posts - 94 votes 
Speaks: English*, Mandarin
Studies: Indonesian, Thai

 
 Message 3103 of 3735
06 October 2013 at 8:30am | IP Logged 
When you're on your deathbed, mere days away from your last breath, and you're eagerly
spending your remaining hours on earth studying an obscure language spoken by one of your
nurses.
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Zimena
Tetraglot
Groupie
Norway
Joined 2756 days ago

75 posts - 146 votes 
Speaks: Norwegian*, English, German, Spanish
Studies: Czech, Mandarin

 
 Message 3104 of 3735
06 October 2013 at 2:11pm | IP Logged 
When you have a chance to visit a new country, and your first thought is: "Yay! This means I can go to a bookstore there and check what learning materials they have available for their language(s)!"


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