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Woodsei
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 Message 3569 of 3735
15 May 2015 at 6:43pm | IP Logged 
When you find yourself flipping because a favorite Japanese series (or your
corresponding target language) is dubbed in English, but you don't mind it so much when
an English show is dubbed in Japanese (even though you admit to yourself deep down that
the original is still better, and that you prefer originals to dubs).


Edited by Woodsei on 15 May 2015 at 6:45pm

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Woodsei
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 Message 3570 of 3735
15 May 2015 at 6:44pm | IP Logged 
When your idea of a break from studying for school (or work) is studying languages.
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Teango
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 Message 3571 of 3735
16 May 2015 at 5:05am | IP Logged 
Woodsei wrote:
When your idea of a break from studying for school (or work) is studying languages.

Guilty as charged! No green light next to the camera, yet somehow I still get the unnerving feeling that eyes are watching... :)

Edited by Teango on 16 May 2015 at 5:26am

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Cavesa
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 Message 3572 of 3735
16 May 2015 at 11:29am | IP Logged 
That's sometimes easy. Study other subjects IN your target languages. ;-) Somehow, the
new language makes even boring topics quite fun.
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Monox D. I-Fly
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 Message 3573 of 3735
16 May 2015 at 12:44pm | IP Logged 
Oh well, in my workplace I read Euclid's The Elements when I have a free time. It is bilingual in Greek and English. I try to read the Greek parts, but because sometimes the words just come out from my mouth, people would think that I am chanting a magic spell instead.
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Josquin
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 Message 3574 of 3735
17 May 2015 at 2:06pm | IP Logged 
... when you get excited about a character who speaks exclusively Japanese on your Russian sitcom.
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jeff_lindqvist
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 Message 3575 of 3735
19 May 2015 at 12:06am | IP Logged 
...when you talk to somebody at the Polyglot Gathering and the person next to you asks: What language is THAT!? I can't understand a single word!

(The language was of course Irish.:))
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Via Diva
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 Message 3576 of 3735
19 May 2015 at 2:35am | IP Logged 
when you start learning a language you don't even really like just for lulz
or to broaden your perception of languages, if to think about that properly


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