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    Yeah I speak English and German. I can think in both but I think in English.
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    (Original post by desaf1)
    Yeah I speak English and German. I can think in both but I think in English.
    Are you native german?
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    I speak English and French and learned both basically at the same time, but I don't really think in any language. I have to force my expression into either language.
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    (Original post by Bujjeys)
    I speak English and French and learned both basically at the same time, but I don't really think in any language. I have to force my expression into either language.
    What age did you learn both languages?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    What age did you learn both languages?
    I mean, the same age everyone starts speaking, about 2-3 years I guess. Its just like having 2 mother tongues.
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    (Original post by Bujjeys)
    I mean, the same age everyone starts speaking, about 2-3 years I guess. Its just like having 2 mother tongues.
    So you can think in English and think in French?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    So you can think in English and think in French?
    Not really, it's more like thinking in concepts, then attaching them to meaning in words or body language. And this process has its own effects too, like having a personality for each language, which is common for polyglots I believe.
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    (Original post by Bujjeys)
    Not really, it's more like thinking in concepts, then attaching them to meaning in words or body language. And this process has its own effects too, like having a personality for each language, which is common for polyglots I believe.
    But can you think in 2 languages?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    Are you native german?
    No
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    (Original post by desaf1)
    No
    So how do you know German?
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    Well, sometimes I'm talking or writing in English and then French comes to my mind and that's when I think in both
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    (Original post by Marthaships)
    Well, sometimes I'm talking or writing in English and then French comes to my mind and that's when I think in both
    What age did you learn both languages?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    What age did you learn both languages?
    My native language is Spanish and I learned English when I was in highschool and French since two years, what about you?
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    (Original post by Marthaships)
    My native language is Spanish and I learned English when I was in highschool and French since two years, what about you?
    So what languages can you think in?
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    So what languages can you think in?
    When I'm talking in my native language I don't usually think in the other languages, but when I'm talking in English or French I think in both, I mix them, itsnt all the time but it happens
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    (Original post by rambapa)
    What languages can you think in? What age did you learn these languages?
    Welsh and German.

    Welsh since birth, German since Year 7.
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    (Original post by GradeA*UnderA)
    Welsh and German.

    Welsh since birth, German since Year 7.
    So more like Welsh and English? Right?
 
 
 
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