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Are you bilingual even multilingual?! (1 Viewer)

Schoey93

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Cocopops.xox.x said:
Yes. I am multilingual, as I speak three languages.

I speak:
  • English (obviously)
  • Italian
  • French
That is the order I speak them in, English = mother tongue, Italian = Intermediate speaker and French = Beginner speaker.
 

lyounamu

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Ja, Ich kenne Deutsch, Koreaner und Englisch ziemlich gut.
Mein Schreiben ist gut aber mein Sprechen ist ziemlich schlecht.

Yes, I know German, Korean and English quite well. Korean is my first language as I was born in Korea and raised there until I was 13 years old. English is my second language however, I am increasingly becoming more accustomed to its use in my everyday life. German is another language that I picked up in Australia. I am quite decent at it but I still have huge hole to fill in.

Once I master German, I would like to move on to Japanese. I used to be quite adept both at Japanese and Chinese but since my arrival in Australia, I discontinued my learning. Therefore, my skills got rusty over the last 4 years so I can hardly write any Chinese letters except simple ones.
 

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Can you even say 'Ich kenne Deutsch'? Aren't you supposed to say 'Ich kann Deutsch' because kennen is used for nouns, people etc. Well that's what my German teacher said; wissen for intellectual and abstract things, kennen for nouns, people etc. and können for languages. Correct me if I'm wrong though.
 

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I speak:

Teo Chu
English
Mandarin
Cantonese
Vietnamese

fluently.

Currently learning Japanese formally and French informally. I intend to beat the Pope's record of 10 languages.
 

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i can speak:
english
punjabi
hindi
SOME swahilli and some french
 
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xeuyrawp

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bawd said:
I speak:

Teo Chu
English
Mandarin
Cantonese
Vietnamese

fluently.

Currently learning Japanese formally and French informally. I intend to beat the Pope's record of 10 languages.
Impressive.
 

xxstef

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fluently: english and cantonese
semi-fluently: german and mandarin
reasonably: french
bits and pieces: spanish

does being able to count to 10 in 13 languages count? :D
 

Tahnia

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i'm multilingual
i can speak :
Bengali
English
Italian
Hindi
 

impervious182

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zzzz12345 said:
Can you even say 'Ich kenne Deutsch'? Aren't you supposed to say 'Ich kann Deutsch' because kennen is used for nouns, people etc. Well that's what my German teacher said; wissen for intellectual and abstract things, kennen for nouns, people etc. and können for languages. Correct me if I'm wrong though.

Hahaha... funny. I would correct you, but you're correct. :)
 

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I speak five languages now:


  • I speak English.
  • Parlo italiano.
  • Je parle français.
  • Hablo español.​
  • Falo Português.
Il mio italiano è molto bravo. My English is great, too. I also speak French, Spanish and Portuguese. I speak English fluently, Italian at an Intermediate level, French at an intermediate level, Spanish at an advanced beginner level and Portuguese at a beginners level.

- james :)
 

_skinnedalive

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Yes, Oui, Yah, Hai, Si and Si

I Speak English (mother tongue)
Italian (daughter toungue) - lol, I'm half, so I learnt when I was little. It's about the same as my English
Japanese - Doing Continuers and have been learning for six years
German - I try, but I'm only a beginner
Spanish - Better than German and Japanese but not as good as Italian (I get them confused sometimes - :bomb:)
ANNNNNNNNNND a wee bit of French, I speak better than I can listen.
 

ItsColinoOo0o

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I speak:

Teo Chu
English
Mandarin
Cantonese
Vietnamese

fluently.

Currently learning Japanese formally and French informally. I intend to beat the Pope's record of 10 languages.
Wow... Go learn Korean as well as Jap, and then either establish or join a multinational corporation in Asia and you'll be like KING
wow
 

gella

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english
and tagalog (filipinooooo)
and quite a bit of portuguese that i still remember from when i was in brazil
 

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