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The English Language: How do you know it?
Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
I`ve been taught how to speak it since I was young .
- Where or who did you learn English from?
My parents , school .
- Why do you know English?
Because my school enforced it .
- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
I speak it everyday . Yes , I speak it outside .
- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
I think I`m pretty good . I have been speaking English almost all my life .
- How badly do you butcher the words?
When I stutter which happens when I forget what to say , when I`m nervous , etc ...
- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
Well , I can spell better than some of them .
- How helpful has the English language been to you?
Very helpful . This is Canada after all . English is the first language .
- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
French words have to be approved before becoming a word unlike in English where anything can be a word .
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76 / ~wherever sarcasm...
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Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
from school
- Where or who did you learn English from?
teacher, media....
- Why do you know English?
coz it's our medium of instruction here... and I'm obliged to know it
- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
a bit... but not often
- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
I guess I'm quite good... better than my other classmates, I suppose...
- How badly do you butcher the words?
a bit on spellings...
- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
I don't know...
- How helpful has the English language been to you?
it made me pass an article for our school paper
- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
*bow*
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27 / M / California
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Posted 7/19/08 , edited 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
2nd language used mostly on lecture books
- Where or who did you learn English from?
PH, Learned it by my self
- Why do you know English?
So I could communicate with other people who can't speak tagalog

- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
Like always, yes
- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
I suck at it..
- How badly do you butcher the words?
Hmm.. Not that badly.. My only problem is grammar.

- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
hell naw
- How helpful has the English language been to you?
:mellow: hmm.. I learned how to make essays and fix grammatical errors and stuff..

- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
English is the Universal language and I think all people should learn how to use it.
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23 / F / US
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umm.. I'm born in the U.S. but it's like my 2nd language definitely. I just picked it up naturally. Maybe it's from television.. all that teletubbies stuff. haha
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Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
I've been exposed to english since young...

- Where or who did you learn English from?
school, parents..

- Why do you know English?
I've answered this question. hehe

- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
Quite often. Outside? Of course..

- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
Quite fluent...

- How badly do you butcher the words?
It depends.. hehe

- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
Definitely not..

- How helpful has the English language been to you?
Very helpful..
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22 / F / Where I Belong
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Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
My parents made me go to pre-school.
- Where or who did you learn English from?
Mostly school.
- Why do you know English?
To live in America.
- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
I only speak it when English speakers are around or when I'm outside. My parents don't understand it so I can't speak English around them.
- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
I'm very coherent since I had to learn at a young age.
- How badly do you butcher the words?
Not at all. My grammar's great.
- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
Yep. I'm better than some.
- How helpful has the English language been to you?
Very helpful. I need it to survive here.
- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
English is fun and all, but I'd like to learn other languages. My mom didn't know English at the hospital and she just pointed to what she needed and wanted.
Posted 7/19/08
I know English coz im a BBC
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29 / nJ
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Posted 7/19/08 , edited 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
just learned it
- Where or who did you learn English from?
at school...friends...myself..lol...mom
- Why do you know English?
coz i learned it..and in my country you'll be labeled as a low class if u don't know it...choppy and accent is acceptable!~
- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
i speak english to the people who don't know my native language
- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
coherent enough...though sometimes it's choppy lol..coz i don't know what to say whether d slang or d formal which i'm used to
- How badly do you butcher the words?
i am a perfectionist and not to brag i'm very good at spelling even though i heard it 4 d very 1st time..but if i use it here or sms i use d short ones and d slang!~
- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
sometimes yeh...lol...especially when speaking formally!~
- How helpful has the English language been to you?
very helpful!~
- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
haha i dunno what to write...lol
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M / Worthing ,England
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Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
Umm idk ever since i was little :>


- Where or who did you learn English from?
Erm i learned it from my Family,Friends, School :]

- Why do you know English?
Erm Because i live in a country that mostly speaks English


- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
I speak it every day and yes i do speak it outside


- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
Erm Kinda Chopy i think :>

- How badly do you butcher the words?
umm i dont think i do it often sometimes when im shy and erm speak to ppl ive never met and stuff.


- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
lol erm no not really :> coz i speak British Slang English

- How helpful has the English language been to you?
It has been very helpful coz i use it for my everydaylife and umm i use it to communicate to people :>


- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc
Um English is the most useful Language in the world, The End...
Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
I live in america, so its kinda a given.

- Where or who did you learn English from?

Self taught/school.

- Why do you know English?
So i can communicate with people.

- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?

I speak english all the time, except to my parents.

- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?

Somewhere in between, i got an A in english this year =D that must count for something.

- How badly do you butcher the words?
When im nervous or tired, other than that im pretty fluent.

- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?

Usually americans but its the opposite in my case.

- How helpful has the English language been to you?

Very helpful. My freinds dont call me a fob anymore lol.

- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.

I cant think of any right now.
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Posted 7/19/08 , edited 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
I think I was taught english.....and like I learned after I came back from the Philippines!!
- Where or who did you learn English from?
school!
- Why do you know English?
cause everyone speaks english!
- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
I speak english A LOT but sometimes I tend to speak in a different language
- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
Um like good I guess....im not uber good in vocabulary though
- How badly do you butcher the words?
butcher words....um lol...
- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
um no
- How helpful has the English language been to you?
good I guess
- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
Im learning german!
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24 / F / Finland
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Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
Spoke it since I was little 'cause my daddy's from uk 88D
- Where or who did you learn English from?
mom and dad
- Why do you know English?
^ above
- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
every day
- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
umm very good?
- How badly do you butcher the words?
i don't
- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
naah :'D
- How helpful has the English language been to you?
living without it could be pretty hard
- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
sometimes I do wonder what it would be like to not speak english fluently. I'd have to study it at school, it would be a lot harder to use the internet etc O.O
Posted 7/19/08
- How do you know English?
I've been learning english since i was in 1st grade

- Where or who did you learn English from?
At school, wathing dramas

- Why do you know English?
Because im in a trilingual school: spanish/english/french

- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
I dont talk english at home, we speak spanish or chinese, i only speak it in our english lessons XD.

- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?

My english is not that great, but i can understand it very well. I'm not that coherent, but I'm not that choppy too , so both

- How badly do you butcher the words?
I dont butcher words o_o

- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
of course not!

- How helpful has the English language been to you?
Uh.. if i dont know how to speak the english language, i wouldn't be here writing this XP

- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
It's funny to spell english bad words such as: fuck, shit. And its really helpfull when watching a movie/drama/anime with english subs n__n
Posted 7/19/08 , edited 7/19/08

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evyss wrote:

- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
I dont talk english at home, we speak spanish or chinese, i only speak it in our english lessons XD.




You only speak Spanish or Chinese at home? That is pretty weird. Would you care to elaborate on this subject?


I live in Latin America (Costa Rica), my parents are chinese, and i go to an english school
EDIT: i only speak chinese with my parents xd

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22 / F / Texas
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Posted 7/19/08
Questions:
- How do you know English?
had to learn it when we moved to the us.

- Where or who did you learn English from?
my mom/teachers.

- Why do you know English?
because .... people taught me?
and i guess you gotta know it if you live here.

- How often do you speak English? Do you speak it outside?
most of the time.

- How good do you think you are at speaking English? Are you coherent or choppy?
i guess i'm pretty good?
people say i sound like a white girl. lol.
coherent.. whatever that means. ;P

- How badly do you butcher the words?
never unless it's a word i've never heard of.

- Do you think that you are better in English than the ones (Americans) who had it as their first language?
lol, actually i do.

- How helpful has the English language been to you?
really helpful, since it is the language in the us.

- Insert something here pertaining to this subject, like funny stories, random facts, etc.
no story that i can think of now.
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