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English-native
Spanish- advanced proficiency
French-conversational
German- conversational
Italian-basics
Russian-basics
Pero vs. Sino →

spanishskulduggery:

These two words cause some confusion because they’re both translated as “but”, yet they’re used in different situations. Both these words are common in Spanish although sino has a more academic feel to it at times. They’re both used to connect sentences, typically…

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when people ask ridiculously vague language related questions with no context.

lovinglanguages:

atanei:

dave-penn:

‘how long does it take to learn a language?’

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‘what language is the best for job prospects?’

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‘which language is the easiest to learn?’

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“which is more useful, chinese or arabic?”

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And the last but not the least:

But why have you chosen Swedish (or name any other not so popular language) to learn?

Or “What are you ever going to do with [insert any language]?”
I guess communicating with people whose languages I speak is an option…

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sandraness:

Oui, J’aime!
ankeweckmann:

Aimez-vous ce pull? (Do you like this sweater?

sandraness:

Oui, J’aime!

ankeweckmann:

Aimez-vous ce pull?
(Do you like this sweater?

(via lovinglanguages)

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questions about language. →

necromantias:

1: Your native language.
2: Which languages you know.
3: Which languages you are learning, or want to learn.
4: Does anyone in your family speak a language that you don’t?
5: Your favourite language to listen to.
6: Your least favourite language to listen to.
7: Your…

(Source: lingvistikk)

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foreignfawn:

This kid in my German class made it easy to remember. A skirt is “Rock” in German because you rock them hips.

foreignfawn:

This kid in my German class made it easy to remember. A skirt is “Rock” in German because you rock them hips.

(Source: ahahagerman, via germanlanguagerocks)

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