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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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    At home I sometimes speak Dutch to my mum and any of her friends or family that are over. I speak Dutch fluently and then I learnt Spanish in school to GCSE.


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    Yup I can speak Bulgarian, I know a reasonable amount of Russian and I can read Greek (don't know what any of it means tho! )
    And I know very basic Polish...
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    Just English. My Spanish used to be reasonably okay given the fact I knew many latin Americans when I lived elsewhere but I can barely remember the basics these days.
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    (Original post by JCampos)
    Olá, mas penso que isso seja Português Brasileiro, estou certo? :P
    sim jaja, mas no falo português
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
    sim jaja, mas no falo português
    Está muito bom :P

    Como aprendeste?
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    (Original post by JCampos)
    Está muito bom :P

    Como aprendeste?
    I understand what you're saying (because I speak French to a certain degree) but I should reply in English hahaa

    I'm not actually learning Português, but I did a little bit of it along with Spanish on Duolingo so I know a few words and phrases. I do want to learn them both in the future though, but I can't see that happening because I'm lazy and will never get over to any Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking countries to practice :lol:
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    I speak Seychellois Creole which allows me to understand French pretty well (at a GCSE Level), although I wouldn't say I speak French.
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    English and some terrible French and even worse Korean. Understand Yoruba completely but can't speak it back. Well I can but it just doesn't sound right.
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    4 languages (and a B in Spanish if that counts)
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    I can speak almost 4 languages - Czech (1st), Slovakian (2nd), English (3rd), plus understand a fair amount of Romani. I know this doesn't really count but my predicted French GCSE grade in French is an A*.
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    hey in our family we have a quite a mix of nationalities so I was taught 3 languages growing up, I speak fluent Swedish, Spanish and Italian. And since we moved to England I also speak fluent English
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    I speak Seychellois Creole which allows me to understand French pretty well (at a GCSE Level), although I wouldn't say I speak French.
    Tu te débrouilles assez bien en français du coup?
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    (Original post by SGHD26716)
    4 languages (and a B in Spanish if that counts)
    Which ones?

    (Original post by sarah9875)
    hey in our family we have a quite a mix of nationalities so I was taught 3 languages growing up, I speak fluent Swedish, Spanish and Italian. And since we moved to England I also speak fluent English
    That's nice! Would you say Spanish and Italian are very similar? I can imagine that, speaking Spanish and Italian, you understand Portuguese to a certain extent

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    I can speak almost 4 languages - Czech (1st), Slovakian (2nd), English (3rd), plus understand a fair amount of Romani. I know this doesn't really count but my predicted French GCSE grade in French is an A*.
    Alors tu comprends le français ou non? Courage avec les examens
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    (Original post by Tank Girl)
    Curious to see how many multilingual people we have here, and what 2nd (or 3rd, or 4th) language you speak
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    I was taught French at school- and was so hopeless- I'm really jealous of anyone who can learn languages.
    Sure! My first language is English but I'm also fluent in American, Canadian, Australian, Kiwi...
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
    Tu te débrouilles assez bien en français du coup?
    Not sure if I am understanding this correctly, something about if I am working hard enough in French? Sorry if it's completely wrong, I basically try and read it and see if any words are similar to Creole and then translate it that way.

    I would say I am quite bad at French, I managed to only do well in my Listening and Reading sections at GCSE. My average was still quite good I guess.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    Not sure if I am understanding this correctly, something about if I am working hard enough in French? Sorry if it's completely wrong, I basically try and read it and see if any words are similar to Creole and then translate it that way.

    I would say I am quite bad at French, I managed to only do well in my Listening and Reading sections at GCSE. My average was still quite good I guess.
    Basically, "se débrouiller" means to manage, to get by. So now you get what I was asking

    Ah I'm sure you're not that bad Qu'est-ce que tu as eu à GCSE? (What did you get at GCSE?)
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
    Basically, "se débrouiller" means to manage, to get by. So now you get what I was asking

    Ah I'm sure you're not that bad Qu'est-ce que tu as eu à GCSE? (What did you get at GCSE?)
    There's a similar sounding word in Creole, which means to work hard.

    I got an A at GCSE, I got a C in my writing I think and a low A in my speaking. But full marks in my listening and reading.

    The only question I remember that wasn't 'obvious' to me in the listening was when someone said 'en gratuit' as there is not really a similar word in Creole. But I was able to remember visiting France and seeing the sign on a museum.
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    (Original post by rileystringer1)
    Which ones?


    That's nice! Would you say Spanish and Italian are very similar? I can imagine that, speaking Spanish and Italian, you understand Portuguese to a certain extent


    Alors tu comprends le français ou non? Courage avec les examens
    Yes, I can understand all you wrote. I'd probably embarrass myself if I tried to form a sentence, though. Thanks for the encouragement!
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    French and Turkish.
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    I speak Italian, Sinhalese , English and French very fluently and I studied German for 5 years back when I was in Italy
 
 
 
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