do you speak several languages?

@rubiana6 (270)
Brazil
April 23, 2007 7:44am CST
how many languages do you speak? basic skills or fluently? i think today its one of the most important thing (besides having computerskills) to get a good job that you speak not only one language. i speak portuguese (motherlanguage), some english, a little bit german. and would be excited to learn chinese, but i think i am too stupid for this.
9 responses
• Philippines
24 Apr 07
i can speak, read and understand 2 languages. these are our native language the tagalog and english. i can also speak and understand little chinese mandarin but i don't know how to read and write using this language.
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@rubiana6 (270)
• Brazil
24 Apr 07
i heard about tatalog language yesterday, but still dont know where you speak that. In a part of Thailand?
• Malaysia
24 Apr 07
i speak 3 - 4 languages only.. and i thik it's not enough if i want to compare with my friends.. they do know more languages than me.. and.. language is a very important medium of communication.. do you agree? firstly, i want to learn chinese.. because i think china population is very big.. and i think most of the people there can commmunicate in chinese.. somehow.. it will prepare me for the future just incase china become the next superpower.. right? second, i would like to learn france language.. i like the sound and pronounciation of each words in that language.. it's very unique.. and i do like their hand expression while speaking that language.. i used to see it from television:) .. i think there's no harm in learning more languages.. it's always beneficial to businessman.. haha
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@rubiana6 (270)
• Brazil
24 Apr 07
i agree with you that learning chinese will be rather important for the future. The economy there grows very much and its simple impossible to ignore o population of over 1000 million people. I also think that french is one of the most beautiful languages, very musicaly and soft and very, very sexy. right?
@lanshang (139)
• China
23 Apr 07
I can speak Chinese (motherlanguage)and English,and basic expressions of Japanese.I like learning languages,and want to learn more.
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@rubiana6 (270)
• Brazil
23 Apr 07
i always wanted to learn chinese, but i think its so complicated that i never will get
• Philippines
23 Apr 07
I can speak Tagalog and English fluently. I think learning to speak several languages is not important as long as you know how to speak English, you'll be great, because English is considered as the International language if I am not mistaken.
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@rubiana6 (270)
• Brazil
23 Apr 07
yes, english is the international language and most important. But for economy and business also chinese, russian and spanish will become more and more important, i think.
• Philippines
23 Apr 07
i know some languages but it's just basic. i think tagalog and english are the language i can speak fluently. and some of the languages that i can speak, but just basic, are japanese, korean, chinese and italian...
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@rubiana6 (270)
• Brazil
23 Apr 07
tatalog sounds interesting. what kind of language is this? I never heard about it? would you be so kind to write some few words here?
@vicky166 (57)
• China
24 Apr 07
There are many dialects in China,and i can speak two of them,of course,i can speak mandarin fluently,because it's our mother tongue.Besides,i can speak English,but not very fluently.Now i am learning japanese ,i find that it's easier for Chinese people to learn.And i am going to learn French in the near future.Even though it's a little complecated to learn Chinese,as long as you want to learn ,nothing impossible.In China,there are also some foreigners who can speak Chinese.
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• Philippines
24 Apr 07
i only speak two languages. our native language, tagalog, and english language. but im currently studying french. and i'm planning to study spanish also.
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@ellie26 (4128)
• Malaysia
10 May 07
Apart from my native language, I can speak English, our national languange in Malaysia, Mandarin (Basic Skill) and another native language in Malaysia. I have 5 language altogether.
@rima0013 (441)
• Iran
23 Apr 07
beside my contry language (persian) i can speak english and arabic and frech , some words in german. if you want to learn you can but try to find what language do you like and want...