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This group is for anyone with an interest in languages. Feel free to post and converse in or about any language you like, and to post links to articles about language or to interesting reading material that you think might suit learners of languages who want to move beyond the .. Read more

This group is for anyone with an interest in languages. Feel free to post and converse in or about any language you like, and to post links to articles about language or to interesting reading material that you think might suit learners of languages who want to move beyond the .. Read more

Posts Tagged "world" By David_Cooper (15) Posts by anyone

Languages and Linguistics
Sep 10, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Spinliesel
What is this annoying capitalization of "I" all about? When I write in German, ich is not capitalized but You, Yours, His, Hers and Theirs when speaking of your family. It is the same in French and probably all other civilized languages in the ...
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Jul 11, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Noyi
Hi everyone This is Koya Mohd from India. I just joined your wonderful group. It's said that if one acquires a second language after 12 years or so of age, one cannot speak the language like a native. Everytime one speak the language , there'll be an...
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Languages and Linguistics
Jul 4, 2019Jul 2019

Posted by David_Cooper
The BBC's World Service (radio) has begun a four part series about polyglots/superlinguists: - hopefully this is playable from anywhere in the world. There's an interesting bit in this first part about the brain using less space for a ...
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Languages and Linguistics
Apr 26, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by CeliaVL
I frequently see the word 'gonna' being used, both on this site and elsewhere. Has it now been accepted as a genuine word in the English language (USA usage), does anyone know? Would one now find it in a standard dictionary? 'Imma' also occurs ...
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Languages and Linguistics
Apr 24, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by David_Cooper
I've often seen these in English, but doubtless the rest of the world does them too.
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Languages and Linguistics
Jul 13, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Eldovis
I love all languages! I am fluent in 4 (,italian, french, spanish, english) i would love to learn more but life's time is running out... The best way to learn is to travel, and to stay a time to another country. "Si alguien quiere comunicarse en ...
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Posted by David_CooperBrazil's native language groups

Posted by David_CooperI like language maps - if you find any, please share them here.

Posted by JettyWhen a word has more than one meaning. 🤣

Posted by David_CooperTest your French

Posted by JettyIneptocracy

Posted by JettyI wonder if this works in any other language, though, in Chinese, for example.

Posted by JettyWait! You don't pronounce the L?! 😂

Posted by David_CooperI've often seen these in English, but doubtless the rest of the world does them too.

Posted by David_CooperShrödinger's cat

Posted by misternatureboyAnybody else using Duolingo to study another language? Estoy estudiando español.

Posted by EquusDanceJust read a fascinating article on the origins of language.

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