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Old 07-09-2009, 08:41 AM   #1
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How many languages you can speak fluently?

How many languages you can speak fluently?

I can speak 4 languages fluently and those are (in descending order) Bengali, Assamese, English and Hindi.


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Old 07-09-2009, 09:07 AM   #2
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Only two, English and French.

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Old 07-09-2009, 11:59 AM   #3
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Only one. But I can order a beer in about a dozen.
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Old 07-09-2009, 12:02 PM   #4
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but I have studied Spanish, German, and Russian
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Old 07-09-2009, 12:05 PM   #5
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Only one fluently - English. I am on a continuous quest to improve my Spanish, which slowly gets better, and I also speak some German/Deutsch.
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Old 07-09-2009, 01:32 PM   #6
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"Fluent" may mean different things to different people.

I consider myself fluent in only one, English; but many people say two. I think I'm only moderately literate in French. Definitely a beginner in Italian. I sing in German.

But I can say "thank you" and "Merry Christmas" in at least 9 languages other than English.
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Old 07-09-2009, 01:33 PM   #7
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Old 07-09-2009, 02:31 PM   #8
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Some would even question if I speak one fluently.

I speak English. I can understand Spanish a bit but can not speak it. I am in the process of teaching myself Hebrew, but doubt I will ever be fluent in it.
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Old 07-09-2009, 03:17 PM   #9
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I can sing Italian, Some French, and German....Speak none of them.
I do pretty well with Southernese
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Old 07-09-2009, 04:08 PM   #10
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Fluent in English and passable in American Sign Language. I can generally carry on a conversation in sign with little trouble but don't consider myself fluent.

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