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    (Original post by fg45344)
    So what languages can you think in and what age did you learn those languages?
    English and Urdu I've known since I was very young, can't remember when I learnt them. Arabic I started learning (and am still learning) a couple of years ago.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    English and Urdu I've known since I was very young, can't remember when I learnt them. Arabic I started learning (and am still learning) a couple of years ago.
    So you can think in 2 languages?
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    I am bilingual in English and Spanish and yes, I can think in both languages.
    Is that one language at a time, right?

    So you are either thinking in Spanish or thinking in English, right?
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    Can you think in Spanish?
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    What languages can you think in?
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    (Original post by Fleming1928)
    I can speak English and Polish fluently, and at one point I just realised that I think in English. I can choose which language I want to think in, but when I'm not focusing on it I just automatically think in English.
    Can you think in Polish?
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    (Original post by Anne Dagenhart)
    Yes, I think so. I can speak Vietnamese and English and I can think fairly well in both languages. The only difficulty I have is thinking with both languages at the same time.
    Can you think in Vietnamese?
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    (Original post by oShahpo)
    Yea I can.
    What languages can you think in ?
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    i speak four, but theres always one thats dominant then the others
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    (Original post by jkrowling890)
    Can you think in Vietnamese?
    Yes, I can.
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    I am bilingual in English and Spanish and yes, I can think in both languages.
    What do you mean you "can think in both languages" ?
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    I am bilingual in English and Spanish and yes, I can think in both languages.
    What do you mean you "can think in both languages" ?
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    (Original post by Blackstarr)
    I think in English but i think that is because 90% of the time i speak English rather than Polish.
    Can you think in Polish?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    Can you think in Polish?
    not really because I am not fluent
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    (Original post by fg45344)
    So here is my question....

    If you speak only english, you will think in english. If you speak only spanish, you will think in spanish. If you speak spanish and english fluently, say being bilingual from birth, can you think in both languages?
    I speak 5 languages and can think in all of them but most of the time I think in English occasionally it will be the other 4 languages or sometimes all of them merged loool
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    (Original post by DoyouEden?)
    I speak 5 languages and can think in all of them but most of the time I think in English occasionally it will be the other 4 languages or sometimes all of them merged loool
    How do you know 5 languages?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    How do you know 5 languages?
    Mixed race born in England and learnt 2 languages myself
 
 
 
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