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Avid Learner
Diglot
Senior Member
Canada
Joined 2707 days ago

100 posts - 156 votes 
Speaks: French*, English
Studies: German

 
 Message 3409 of 3740
21 September 2014 at 6:05am | IP Logged 
I kind of feel the same way, but I'm trying to get over it since I don't have as much time to learn as I wish I had. Therefore, I try to tell myself that it's okay if I barely went further than the Assimil passive wave before leaving...

Edited by Avid Learner on 21 September 2014 at 6:13am

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tristano
Tetraglot
Senior Member
Netherlands
Joined 2092 days ago

905 posts - 1262 votes 
Speaks: Italian*, Spanish, French, English
Studies: Dutch

 
 Message 3410 of 3740
28 September 2014 at 10:49pm | IP Logged 
when you realise that every girl who can speak another language other her mother tongue, English and Dutch
becomes really interesting to your eyes.

Edited by tristano on 29 September 2014 at 11:58pm

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tristano
Tetraglot
Senior Member
Netherlands
Joined 2092 days ago

905 posts - 1262 votes 
Speaks: Italian*, Spanish, French, English
Studies: Dutch

 
 Message 3411 of 3740
02 October 2014 at 11:31pm | IP Logged 
... when you find yourself in absurd situations only because you want to practice a foreign language!
Today I was going to my French course and suddenly a guy addressed me in Spanish asking me if I speak Spanish.
Five minutes later I was praying with him in Spanish (in a street in the city center) and this has been the first time in
my life I ever spoke Spanish :D
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Henkkles
Triglot
Senior Member
Finland
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544 posts - 1141 votes 
Speaks: Finnish*, English, Swedish
Studies: Russian

 
 Message 3412 of 3740
15 October 2014 at 12:27pm | IP Logged 
I just spent 80 minutes studying Slovene and I'm not even supposed to be studying Slovene!

Edited by Henkkles on 15 October 2014 at 12:38pm

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chiara-sai
Triglot
Groupie
United Kingdom
Joined 1753 days ago

54 posts - 146 votes 
Speaks: Italian*, EnglishC2, French
Studies: German, Japanese

 
 Message 3413 of 3740
15 October 2014 at 1:20pm | IP Logged 
Maybe immortality is too much, but you wish you could live for at least 50,000 years so that you could master
ever living language, and maybe some dead ones too!
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Serpent
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Russian Federation
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Speaks: Russian*, English, FinnishC1, Latin, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Studies: Danish, Romanian, Polish, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Slovenian, Catalan, Czech, Galician, Dutch, Swedish

 
 Message 3414 of 3740
15 October 2014 at 6:27pm | IP Logged 
When you want to be immortal but are scared by the thought of watching all languages change and in many cases die out.
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Jeffers
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Speaks: English*
Studies: Hindi, Ancient Greek, French, Sanskrit, German

 
 Message 3415 of 3740
17 October 2014 at 2:14pm | IP Logged 
You're happy to get up early in the morning to drive your son to Comic Con in London because you know you can spend the day reading in cafes and browsing bookshops. Foyle's, here I come!
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garyb
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Speaks: English*, Italian, French
Studies: Spanish

 
 Message 3416 of 3740
17 October 2014 at 2:30pm | IP Logged 
You're in a restaurant with some colleagues, and as soon as a song starts playing from the speakers you comment that you recognise it. Then it turns out that it's an Italian pop song.


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