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Old February 27th, 2010 (10:24 AM).
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    So, what languages do you guys speak? (Besides the obvious English.)
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    Old February 27th, 2010 (10:29 AM).
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      German at French. I'm horrible at the latter one though.
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      Old February 27th, 2010 (10:37 AM).
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        Java, BASIC, a bit of C++, a little Python, HTML, some CSS, a small bit of Javascript, Windows batch file scripting, and Bash scripting.
        It's quite impressive that you can speak in Javascript. It's tough enough to just type it.

        But anyhoo, I can read and speak Vietnamese fluently, though writing isn't something I'm good at anymore. I haven't wrote a page of Vietnamese in years.
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        Old February 27th, 2010 (10:51 AM).
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        french quiet alot of it, um abit of spanish, google translator comes in handy once in a while
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        Old February 27th, 2010 (10:53 AM).
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        I'm not fluent enough to speak it properly, but I can certainly read and write in Spanish if I have to. :P
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        Old February 27th, 2010 (10:58 AM).
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          Greek (mother language)
          English (obviously)
          Italian (didn't get the degree, but I'm on that level) - then easily got boosted on Spanish
          German (quite a few, 3 years of german lessons)
          Japanese (every japanese word/phrase/grammar a fellow otaku can learn.)

          Plus, various Russian words, as I get visited by them often. ;p
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          Old February 27th, 2010 (10:59 AM).
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            English (I wasn't born speaking English as in English wasn't my first language so I consider English and other Language.)
            Malay
            A bit of French.
            A bit of Japanese.

            And, I can read Arabic Letters, but that's about it...
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            Old February 27th, 2010 (11:00 AM).
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            Old February 27th, 2010 (11:09 AM).
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            I can read and write quite a bit of Spanish. But if spoken I just stand there with a "o_O" face. I might start learning Dutch, maybe Esperanto or something else.
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            Old February 27th, 2010 (11:13 AM).
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              I can speak fluent Greek, as well as a little french (only a little, my french teacher is a 'bag of wasted air', and there's something really wrong because another teacher said that about her) and limited spanish. I can understand (but not write or read) a little japanese.
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              Old February 27th, 2010 (11:22 AM).
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                I also speak um...Mandarin (semi fluently), Japanese (Just a little bit, I can understand most phrases and speak simple ones), and I'm still trying to learn French. My sister's also pushing me to learn Spanish; so far, I can only count in Spanish...up to 100 or so. xD

                The only language I can write in is English, I can't read or write in the rest of the languages I know.
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                It's quite impressive that you can speak in Javascript. It's tough enough to just type it.

                But anyhoo, I can read and speak Vietnamese fluently, though writing isn't something I'm good at anymore. I haven't wrote a page of Vietnamese in years.
                My voice doesn't have a non-alphanumeric parser, though, so when I come across a semicolon or something, I just make a weird noise.
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                Old February 27th, 2010 (11:59 AM).
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                  I can read and write quite a bit of Spanish. But if spoken I just stand there with a "" face. I might start learning Dutch, maybe Esperanto or something else.
                  Mi lernantas ĝin nu. Ĝi estas tre facila.

                  I can speak conversational Spanish and French. Right now, I'm trying to learn Esperanto, Russian (really confusing @_@), basic Swedish, and Japanese.

                  Although, the only things I can say in Swedish are:
                  "Hunden är där."
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                  "Du gav mig inte alla delarna!" (IKEA. )
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                  Old February 27th, 2010 (12:02 PM).
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                    French,Telugu, English. Trilingual ftw?
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                    Old February 27th, 2010 (12:04 PM).
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                    Java, BASIC, a bit of C++, a little Python, HTML, some CSS, a small bit of Javascript, Windows batch file scripting, and Bash scripting.
                    Hmm... you are multilingual then, like me :D.

                    Anyways. I speak English and Spanish. I am learning Japanese and am planning on Italian later on. The school gives us access to Rosetta Stone Online so my progress is excellent! :D
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                    Old February 27th, 2010 (12:09 PM).
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                      I've been brought up speaking french quite a bit seeing as my mother and grandmother spoke it, but I've taken classes since 7th grade. Other than that just a TAD bit of German and that's it.
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                      Old February 27th, 2010 (12:18 PM).
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                      Old February 27th, 2010 (12:25 PM).
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                        a can speak some japanese,im still learning.and i can write in japanese.
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                        Used to speak German, Arabic and French semi-fluently. Still not bad at my German but other languages have diwindled. I know useful snippets of Russian, Spanish and Portugese and I have a bit of Italian because of its significance in music (accelerando!).

                        I have a friend who studies French & German and he's absolutely freaky the number of languages he can speak (about 5 fluently and 5 semi-fluently).
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                          Java, BASIC, a bit of C++, a little Python, HTML, some CSS, a small bit of Javascript, Windows batch file scripting, and Bash scripting.
                          Nice. I don't mean that in a sarcastic way, mind you.

                          I'm learning French and Chinese. My French is absolutely horrible, though. I've had bad teachers three years in a row. Hopefully, the next year will be better.

                          I desperately want to learn Italian, and maybe a little German as well. I can pronounce words in German, though. I take vocal lessons, so I had to sing a lot of songs in German. Yeah. It's really useful knowing how to "speak" German when you have no idea what you're saying, but it's fun.

                          Yeah, the reason I want to take Italian is for musical purposes, but it sounds like a beautiful language. I know scattered words thanks to musical terms, but it's not that helpful. : P

                          Edit: Just wanted to say that I admire all those who know can read or write Arabic. I'm not familiar with its sound, but the text is so beautiful. It's like art.
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                          Old February 27th, 2010 (12:54 PM).
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                          I speak English. I also can read and understand German, but I hate speaking it.
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                            Well I'm taking Spanish in Foreign Language class (I'm in 5th grade o_o) And YES I speak English >.<
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                            Old February 27th, 2010 (1:00 PM).
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                            English (No duh), Bengali (My parents are from Bangladesh), Spanish (I'm learning), and that's about it... well, I can read Arabic, but I have no idea what I'm saying. : O
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                              German (obviously) and English. I'm currently learning to speak and read Russian, but it's pretty difficult.

                              They make us take two languages in Gymnasium in Germany. English is a required language. So it's only fitting that I would speak German and English xD I really hope I can become fluent in Russian, though, because it seems like a really neat language.
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