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Can bilinguals think in both languages?

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    (Original post by Kyx)
    English - all my life

    French - from the age of 6

    German - from the age of 15

    Quel temps fait-il aujourd'hui chez moi? Il y a du soleil! mais il fait froid.
    But then you can think in French and English? The German must be very broken?
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    But then you can think in French and English? The German must be very broken?
    I can think phrases in french. When I'm learning about something in french, I start to think in frecnh about that subject. The german is not as good as the french
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    I can think phrases in french. When I'm learning about something in french, I start to think in frecnh about that subject. The german is not as good as the french
    But how did you get to learn French at 6? Do you live in France?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    But how did you get to learn French at 6? Do you live in France?
    No, it was in school. We started at 6, and I learned until 15, then started German.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    No, it was in school. We started at 6, and I learned until 15, then started German.
    Damn that's early to start a language, you must be bilingual in French and English?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    Damn that's early to start a language, you must be bilingual in French and English?
    I'm not fluent, I stopped learning, but I've recently started again.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    I'm not fluent, I stopped learning, but I've recently started again.
    I think you have the potential to be fluent since you started learning French so early. No so much with German. But you could get your French to a level of your English pretty easily.
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    I think you have the potential to be fluent since you started learning French so early. No so much with German. But you could get your French to a level of your English pretty easily.
    Thanks

    I'm trying, mon petit chien :teehee:

    Don't worry, you're not a little dog
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    Thanks

    I'm trying, mon petit chien :teehee:

    Don't worry, you're not a little dog
    Lol, did you ever do French at A-Level?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    Lol, did you ever do French at A-Level?
    No, only GCSE. I got a B in French and German, and a C in English
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    No, only GCSE. I got a B in French and German, and a C in English
    Suprised about the French only being a B, I'm guessing you must have tried for it.
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    Suprised about the French only being a B, I'm guessing you must have tried for it.
    Only did foundation. Got max marks in listening and reading. Same with German.
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    (Original post by Kyx)
    Only did foundation. Got max marks in listening and reading. Same with German.
    Why did you do foundation! I think you would have got A* in French easily.
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    Why did you do foundation! I think you would have got A* in French easily.
    Maybe. But I wasn't that interested in it at the time
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    Maybe. But I wasn't that interested in it at the time
    Yeah languages can be a pain to learn and they hardly stick after a certain age. I always tell people GCSE German/French/Spanish are the most time consuming subjects ever (other than Art/DT).
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    Yeah languages can be a pain to learn and they hardly stick after a certain age. I always tell people GCSE German/French/Spanish are the most time consuming subjects ever (other than Art/DT).
    But I'm interested now, lol
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    But I'm interested now, lol
    You have hope with French, the neural circuits are already there in the brain. You could come in useful in France, though most of them there speak English either way.
 
 
 
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