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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :lolwut: are you being serious? Or...
    Yes, Dutch is useless, German or French for Western Europe, German or Russian for Eastern Europe, Mandarin for Asia, Spanish and Portuguese for South America are the languages people should learn for job prospects. That said for personal learning, Dutch is still one of the most useless languages known to man.
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    Yes, Dutch is useless, German or French for Western Europe, German or Russian for Eastern Europe, Mandarin for Asia, Spanish and Portuguese for South America are the languages people should learn for job prospects. That said for personal learning, Dutch is still one of the most useless languages known to man.
    Not all language is for business prospects. That's just rude, it's obviously not useless... Or it wouldn't have existed and still be surviving at present.

    Luckily I'm learning all those, bar Portuguese which I dislike a lot.
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    Wouldn't call dutch useless but considering how proficient Dutch people are in English, there isn't much point learning it.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Not all language is for business prospects. That's just rude, it's obviously not useless... Or it wouldn't have existed and still be surviving at present.

    Luckily I'm learning all those, bar Portuguese which I dislike a lot.
    I'm aware that's the case. Dutch exists because of the Netherlands, outside of the Netherlands no one should learn it and that comes from Dutch people themselves (in my father's and my own working life). It's useless, you can disagree with me but talk to the Dutch, any sensible one will tell you that it's not worth it.

    Yes Portuguese is a pain to learn, it's practically gibberish :lol:
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    (Original post by tehFrance)
    I'm aware that's the case. Dutch exists because of the Netherlands, outside of the Netherlands no one should learn it and that comes from Dutch people themselves (in my father's and my own working life). It's useless, you can disagree with me but talk to the Dutch, any sensible one will tell you that it's not worth it.

    Yes Portuguese is a pain to learn, it's practically gibberish :lol:
    What Germans speak English too. Yet that's not useless in your opinion?

    'Should' according to who? You? So not worth much.

    Don't know if it's a pain to learn, just don't like it.
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    (Original post by lianaist)
    Wow that's a lot. How did you go about it? I'm trying to teach myself Arabic at the moment, using Rosetta Stone, and don't really know how to approach it.
    Any tips? Would love to know what you used, etc.
    Formal education mainly-I did French and German for A Level and I now do Mandarin and Japanese for my degree. I self taught a bit of Chinese and Japanese before I started uni though and that was just a case of going to the bookstore and finding the best book.
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    (Original post by super_kawaii)
    I still love Dutch! Even though I haven't done any today!

    Managed to get my hair cut and not get my head chopped off today! Well proud of myself!
    Je hebt een nieuwe kapsel? Hoe lang is je haar nu? Welke kleur?

    Ik heb mijn Duitse les om 2 uur! :woo: Ik kan niet wachten! xD
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    (Original post by thatitootoo)
    Je hebt een nieuwe kapsel? Hoe lang is je haar nu? Welke kleur?

    Ik heb mijn Duitse les om 2 uur! :woo: Ik kan niet wachten! xD
    Waat?
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    (Original post by super_kawaii)
    Waat?
    It are moments like these when Google Translate is very appropriate
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    (Original post by EmyJ14)
    All this * Deutsch * is confusing me * Meiner Deutsch ist nicht gut!
    My Dutch is not good* learn to spell
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    (Original post by thatitootoo)
    It are moments like these when Google Translate is very appropriate
    I just had a trim-same colours.

    I really should have got that :facepalm: I'm not really with it today, I'm sorry
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    (Original post by super_kawaii)
    I just had a trim-same colours.

    I really should have got that :facepalm: I'm not really with it today, I'm sorry
    Mooi

    Same! It's a freaky Friday, but it's actually Monday
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    Thread cleaned up now guys. Please stay on topic
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    (Original post by thatitootoo)
    Mooi

    Same! It's a freaky Friday, but it's actually Monday
    Es ist wieder geöffnet! Macht mir so froh! :woo:
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    (Original post by super_kawaii)
    Es ist wieder geöffnet! Macht mir so froh! :woo:
    Ja, we kunnen weer posten!
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    (Original post by thatitootoo)
    Ja, we kunnen weer posten!
    Ja, aber wir müssen 'on topic' bleiben! :mmm:
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    shhhhh!
    Het zal ons lukken!
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    (Original post by thatitootoo)
    shhhhh!
    Het zal ons lukken!
    Ja, het zal ons lukken!

    Tomorrow I'll be back on LiveMocha for more language learning! Such a good site
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    (Original post by Nirgilis)
    Thread cleaned up now guys. Please stay on topic
    Well it was on topic

    Just a bit silly.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Well it was on topic

    Just a bit silly.
    Don't know how we weren't on topic tbf
 
 
 
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