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I Want to Learn to Speak Another Language

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    More, More, More! - I studied French for four years in high school and can still read it fairly well, but I had no one to practice with in speaking it.  I picked up a little bit...
    CRGenes CRGenes 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    Exploring My Potentialities - I've been learning Mandarin for about a month. Now I can say some basic greeting words. Chinese Pinyin (pronunciation) is not very hard. The most...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2009

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    I Want To Learn Japanese! - This is one of the major languages that I really would like to speak. However, I only know very little. I will try to learn it later on in my life.
    RageItoh1820 RageItoh1820 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2011

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    Learn New Things - I've learned English, its not my native language, I've learn chinese a bit, since my boyfriend half chinese, I've learn arabic a bit since my grand father has...
    jadebite jadebite 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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    Russian - I can already speak, read, and write some Russian but want to get much better at it.  I love learning new words in differnt languages.  I casually study german...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Fun With Software - Use the computer translation software in the web page: http://www.appliedlanguage.com/translation_resources/free_translation.aspx? and then put the output in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 6, 2009

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    It's An Addiction! - Learning languages has always been my addiction. Maybe it's because I live in a India, a country where more than 1652 languages are spoken. I already speak...
    ahavewala ahavewala 16-17 4 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    I have spoken in the language that I understand. And the world has answered my call with magnitudes of inspiration. I love the world, it's potential to feel good, it's creativity...
    SammyJD11 SammyJD11 31-35, M Jan 26

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    I Want To Learn Russian - I already speak English and French.  The next  language I would like to learn is Russian.  I must say that I am feeling a little...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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    gobbledygook - monday 12 september 2011 the foreign language bug bit me when I was only nine years old --- the same year the writing poetry bug bit me. and both times it was...
    sehnen sehnen 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    I know 6 languages, Chinese, English, Cantonese, Hakka, Malay, a little Korean :)
    jillowfifi jillowfifi 16-17, F Jan 28

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    Great Joke - Someone who speaks two languages is called Bi-lingual. Someone who speaks three languages is called Tri-lingual Someone who speaks more than four is Multi-lingual...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M Apr 21, 2009

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    I Became A Fluent Speaker Of Seven (7) Languages! - Contrary to popular belief, learning a foreign language is not all that difficult! It all has to do with ATTITUDE rather than...
    rdemeij rdemeij 36-40, M Jul 4, 2013

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    I'd love it if one day technology existed to "download" new languages into your brain like a computer hard drive. lol That would be awesome. The languages I most want to learn are...
    OldSoul246 OldSoul246 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    French. - My goal in life is to learn to become fluent in French.  I love the language so much.  I'm going to start teaching myself again.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    Amazingly Beautiful! - Maybe not everyone knows here, that I normally speak Dutch. Well I am Belgian, so...Off course I do.There are 2 other languages spoken here, French and...
    kelly1981 kelly1981 31-35, F 3 Responses May 5, 2013

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    Let's Teach ! (: - So, I live in Canada and speak English everyday! I learned French in grade school and in grade 9, so I know little bits. I would love to learn more French, or...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Sep 17, 2013

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    Other Languages - I would love to be able to speak other languages. I would love to be able to speak a lot of different languages so when I travel I'll be able to understand and be...
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Nov 13, 2012

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    Started To Learn Mandarin Chinese - Well, I'm 19 years old girl. Speak three languages, Tigrinia my own country's language, Arabic and English. I've already started learning...
    sukifu0 sukifu0 18-21, F Oct 14, 2011

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    Many Tongues. - I have for some years now wanted to learn how to speak many languages. French, German, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese. When I was in high school, they only offered...
    CaraLina CaraLina 18-21 Oct 10, 2013

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    I'm Chilean :) I want to learn another language preffer Italian, Japanese, Portuguese. I'm a 18 years old chilean boy sorry for the age but I don't know to change the age here in...
    ComposerAngel ComposerAngel 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Languages To Learn - At the moment I’m, fluent in two languages Spanish and English and can understand some Japanese. However I would very much love to learn other languages...
    AncientWizard AncientWizard 26-30, M Nov 6, 2011

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    I Will, One Day - I just want to wait until I can afford Rosetta Stone software. I know this guy that has a really difficult time learning just about anything, and he told me that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2010

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    I am going to teach myself some latin so I can read and write in that language.
    drew173 drew173 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Bulgarian - for most of my life ive been interested in other world cultures and languages , i just wish that i had more discipline to sit down and learn fluently how to speak one...
    Kiundrammhmm Kiundrammhmm 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    I can speak two languages rather fluently, one of them being the English language. And a bit of my native language. I'd like to learn how to speak French, German, Mandarin, Korean...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    In high school I want to take Spanish asl and Chinese
    MyHeadsUnderWater MyHeadsUnderWater 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Speakin' Out - I have a little book. In this little book I have scribbled down ideas. Ideas for lyrics. Ideas for stories. Ideas for poems. Ideas for big-brag themes. Ideas for...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    Other Languages - English and Spanish are both languages I can write and speak well. I can read somethings in Portuguese since it is very similar to the Spanish...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    I Would... - ...love to learn how to speak French. Hopefully one day I could be fluent in it and pick up a hot French guy.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    I Love My Life! - I like to study foreign languanges, and one day I would immigrate to the US and start to work in american school!
    sevaoff sevaoff 22-25, M Oct 7, 2013

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    I love learning new languages. It's so satisfying when you hear or read something from a language that is not yours - and you understand it! Besides my mother language (portuguese...
    viktorwolfman viktorwolfman 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    New! - I would love to learn German,it's my next language,i already speak portuguese,obviously i'm portuguese,i speak spanish,french and italian,german it's the next language i...
    AnaLopes AnaLopes 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2009

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    Well technically I speak 3 languages since I'm Indian. But, after 7 years in Australia, my Indian accent is down to like 10% maybe 15%..very subtle. Still, it's always fun to just...
    zorogill zorogill 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Barbie Pig Latin :D If u don't know that language, u don't know Nicki Minaj! :P
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    In my second year of French 😯
    AyeItsKat AyeItsKat 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Korean, Japanese, Portuguese and perhaps Italian are the main languages I would like I learn and speak fluently! I wouldn't mind learning a native language like aborigine or...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 30

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    English is not my native language but still I want to speak it naturally. I have always problem in expressing my thoughts using this language. I wish I could learn more. I am...
    chocogirl87 chocogirl87 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Right now I only know how to speak three languages: English, Filipino, and some Spanish. But I'd like to learn more Spanish and maybe Italian too, and even Arabic. Maybe I'd like...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Before I got pregnant with my son I wanted NOTHING to do with kids. While I was pregnant I wanted to NEVER get pregnant again. When he was a sleepless newborn I told EVERYONE I was...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I speak Arabic (my mother tongue) French, English and now learning Italian ;) Any Italians in here?
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm curious as to what people say in other languages. As well as I'd like to communicate with all sorts of people from around the world. Learn from them. Etc.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Bismillahirrahmannirrahim.. I wanna learn languages.. Anyone? Assalamuailaikum warahmatullahiwabarakatuh .. Kafaihalouk ya Saidi / saidati?.. :D Ana takallam Arabia loool :D...
    mixgirl83 mixgirl83 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    I speak russian, French and English but I would love to learn more like Italian or Spanish!!
    babyfawn7 babyfawn7 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I want to learn Arabic soo bad
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Wish I could just tell people how I feel, but I just can't :( ever since I was little I've always kept things to my self and tried to battle them on my own. I use to think if I...
    pardz pardz 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    German and French are okay, and the great thing is communicating. I feel so pleased when I can get an idea across in another language. For those who do not speak English as a first...
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    It is something like this... I go to sleep and i wake up in a different body, in a different country, speaking a different language... I am another person, but i remember...
    RussianSoul RussianSoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Apart from my first language i.e Spanish, I can speak English and little of French. Since my love for world cinema, I watch a lot of foreign language movies and get fascinated by...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Mar 24

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    My mother tounge is German, but I visit a special school, where I learn Italian, French, English (obviously ;-) ) and Spanish (since 1 year - I can understand it a little bit, but...
    diamantenvogel diamantenvogel 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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