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    French
    65
    35.52%
    German
    41
    22.40%
    Spanish
    42
    22.95%
    Welsh
    4
    2.19%
    Italian
    17
    9.29%
    Punjabi
    15
    8.20%
    Chinese
    17
    9.29%
    Japanese
    17
    9.29%
    Polish
    11
    6.01%
    Arabic
    20
    10.93%
    Urdu
    20
    10.93%
    Other (Post in thread)
    72
    39.34%

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    I can speak English, Urdu and Maths.
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    Bilingual french & english, studying a higher level of Japanese!
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    Spanish and portuguese.
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    I speak 5 languages.
    •Spanish
    •German
    •English
    •French
    •Portuguese
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    I'm bilingual - French and English fluently. Have tried, and failed, at learning many other languages within school settings (Italian, Latin, Russian, Dutch, Spanish). But do know basics for most of them.
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    The 5th most spoken Language of the world and you didn't remember putting it in the options?

    Portuguese
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
    Comment tu fais pour améliorer en espagnol? Tu l'apprends par toi-même ou t'as des cours?

    G toujours voulu apprendre l'espagnol mais I don't have the patience et je veux pas le mélanger avec le français car j'étudi celui-ci au lycée alors peut-être que ça serait pas une bonne idée (c'est-à-dire learning Spanish now would probably interfere with my French learning)

    J'ai 5 heures d'espagnol par semaine (à l'école) En fait, je pense que le français est vraiment utile comme base pour l'espagnol à cause de la grammaire (les règles se ressemblent) It's really easy to just "guess" words in Spanish if you know your French as most of them are really similar. You might find that you mix up the two languages sometimes but I found my French knowledge really helpful! I'm in my 3d year of Spanish now and my level is quite good already, so go for it!
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    Lithuanian
    French
    English
    Japanese
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    (Original post by JCampos)
    The 5th most spoken Language of the world and you didn't remember putting it in the options?

    Portuguese
    oii tudo bem?
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
    oii tudo bem?

    Olá, mas penso que isso seja Português Brasileiro, estou certo? :P
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    (Original post by Adelemyqueen)
    J'ai 5 heures d'espagnol par semaine (à l'école) En fait, je pense que le français est vraiment utile comme base pour l'espagnol à cause de la grammaire (les règles se ressemblent) It's really easy to just "guess" words in Spanish if you know your French as most of them are really similar. You might find that you mix up the two languages sometimes but I found my French knowledge really helpful! I'm in my 3d year of Spanish now and my level is quite good already, so go for it!
    Same goes for Italian, Portuguese and Romanian, funnily enough.

    I once went to Verona in Italy and spoke a mix of Spanish/Italian/French and the woman understood me and I understood her

    So I won't say I'm "fluent" in Italian, but I'm sure if I spent a few months there I would be.
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    (Original post by BrokenLife)
    German
    Urdu
    Punjabi
    English
    Aren't Urdu and Punjabi far too similar to be considered separate languages?

    Isn't it like Flemish and Dutch...?
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    (Original post by Sgt_Haytham)
    Aren't Urdu and Punjabi far too similar to be considered separate languages?

    Isn't it like Flemish and Dutch...?
    They are similar but are very definitely separate languages
    Or else Hindi and Urdu would be pretty much the same
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    (Original post by JakeyJakeJake)
    They are similar but are very definitely separate languages
    Or else Hindi and Urdu would be pretty much the same
    To me they're just different dialects. An Urdu speaker can quite easily read Punjabi, for example.

    I speak quite basic Dutch yet I can understand Flemish and can hold short-ish conversations.
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    (Original post by Sgt_Haytham)
    To me they're just different dialects. An Urdu speaker can quite easily read Punjabi, for example.

    I speak quite basic Dutch yet I can understand Flemish and can hold short-ish conversations.
    Sure they are similar, but they are positively 2 different languages
    I can see where you are coming from though
    Which other languages do you speak?
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    (Original post by JakeyJakeJake)
    Sure they are similar, but they are positively 2 different languages
    I can see where you are coming from though
    Which other languages do you speak?
    English, French and Spanish fluently and then basic Portuguese, Spanish and the Dutch.

    These to me are all very seperate ,what with being from 4 different countries. You could argue that Spanish and Portuguese are quite similar, but not in the same sense as Urdu and Punjab.
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    (Original post by Sgt_Haytham)
    English, French and Spanish fluently and then basic Portuguese, Spanish and the Dutch.

    These to me are all very seperate ,what with being from 4 different countries. You could argue that Spanish and Portuguese are quite similar, but not in the same sense as Urdu and Punjab.
    Wow, that is awesome!
    Fair enough
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    Portuguese (bilingual), German and Japanese. I currently live in Japan though and I'm not speaking anything other than Japanese though, so I can tell I'm getting worse at my other languages lol
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    (Original post by Sgt_Haytham)
    Aren't Urdu and Punjabi far too similar to be considered separate languages?

    Isn't it like Flemish and Dutch...?
    No way! Punjabi has so many different words and expressions. They're certainly two different languages!
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    I speak English.
 
 
 
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