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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    Yes
    Can you write Tamil?
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    Fluent in English, Russian and Sarcasm
    Also can think in all 3
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    Serbian, English, French, Italian.
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Fluent in English, Russian and Sarcasm
    Also can think in all 3
    What age did you learn English and Russian?

    and Sarcasm :P
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    (Original post by fg45344)
    What age did you learn English and Russian?

    and Sarcasm :P
    I'm from Russia originally, started learning English when I was 7 (moved to the UK at that time). I'd say I was pretty confident speaking it when I was 9/10 I speak both languages at home too
    Also learned sarcasm a bit later on unfortunately haha
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    I'm from Russia originally, started learning English when I was 7 (moved to the UK at that time). I'd say I was pretty confident speaking it when I was 9/10 I speak both languages at home too
    So you can think in 2 languages?
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    (Original post by fg45344)
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    speak & think fluently:
    English
    Swiss German
    German

    Speak & think in broken:
    French

    Learning to speak:
    Japanese
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    (Original post by fg45344)
    So you can think in 2 languages?
    Yep
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    I can speak and think in 3 languages only :getmecoat:
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    (Original post by Actuvia)
    speak & think fluently:
    English
    Swiss German
    German

    Speak & think in broken:
    French

    Learning to speak:
    Japanese
    Wow that's great! How are you finding Japanese? I really want to learn another language, just not sure which one yet.
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    (Original post by fg45344)
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    English, Mandarin and to a lesser extent Spanish
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    Any of you guys speaking 2 or more languages fluently ever had awkward moments?
    For example: I once answered an English question in Russian by accident haha thankfully it was only a yes or no question
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Yep
    What is it like thinking in Russian?
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    English = Speak & Think.
    Urdu, French, Spanish & Mirpuri = Speak.
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    (Original post by fg45344)
    What is it like thinking in Russian?
    Well it feels normal to me. I never really thought about it, I've been doing it pretty much all my life (except for the time when I think in English obviously)
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Well it feels normal to me. I never really thought about it, I've been doing it pretty much all my life (except for the time when I think in English obviously)
    So you can keep switching between thinking in Russian and thinking in English?
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    (Original post by fg45344)
    So you can keep switching between thinking in Russian and thinking in English?
    Yes, well it tends to depend on the people I'm around - when I'm with English speakers I think in English and same for Russian I just think in either when I'm alone or a mix of both if I'm feeling adventurous
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Yes, well it tends to depend on the people I'm around - when I'm with English speakers I think in English and same for Russian I just think in either when I'm alone or a mix of both if I'm feeling adventurous
    I would have thought you would think in your stronger language when thinking alone?
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    (Original post by fg45344)
    I would have thought you would think in your stronger language when thinking alone?
    Yep I do have a preference for my stronger language (which is English) But I do think in Russian too for example if I've just read something in Russian/ listened to a song in Russian if you get what I mean
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Yep I do have a preference for my stronger language (which is English) But I do think in Russian too for example if I've just read something in Russian/ listened to a song in Russian if you get what I mean
    But you could force yourself to think in Russian when thinking on your own, right? Can you think in any other languages, or just those 2?
 
 
 
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