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I Think In English

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    Mostly, But Then...

    I'm a born and bred native speaker, so of course I think in English. Well, mainly anyhow. I now live in Asia, and have been speaking Asian languages for over 20 years. Which makes it interesting, for sometimes I catch myself saying words to my silent self in an Asian language...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 17, 2011

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    Much Easier

    It’s amazing how words come simpler to me in English. As you can see, it’s not my native language. I first started to study it when I was 6 years old. I didn’t know how to write or read and I was already being immerged in a new World, a new culture, and a new...
    caritus caritus 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2008

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    Yeah...

    I sometimes even know a word in English faster than in my native language. Then, when I want to say something I have little problems. That's because I spend so much time here for sure :)
    nicerain nicerain 18-21, F 10 Responses May 2, 2008

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    I'm writing a lot about feelings on this site, so therefore some of my feelings and thoughts are associated with English in my brain. Apart from that, sometimes I just need English, because German seems so harsh to me. Everything you say or think is so direct. And things aren't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Hello there Learn English for me has been a real challenge because, I am not a smart guy, I had giving up many times for lazy, indiscipline, when I was at the school I just...
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